Police have seized illegal tobacco from a Leeton property after executing a search warrant last week.
Off the back of complaints from the community, Leeton Police and NSW Health executed a search warrant on a Pine Avenue premises on Friday last week.
According to duty officer Justin Cornes, police "seized a quantity of illegal tobacco, otherwise known as chop-chop".
Police and NSW Health are continuing to conduct inquiries in relation to the origin of the tobacco.
No arrests were made in relation to the search warrant and seizing of the illegal tobacco.
The Australian Tax Office (ATO) describes engaging in the illicit tobacco trade as "a serious offence", which significantly deprives the Australian community of vital funding.
According to the ATO, illicit tobacco trade includes the unlicensed production of tobacco plant or lead and the unlicensed manufacture of tobacco products.
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