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Two men charged after OPP seize nearly a million contraband cigarettes

TORONTO — Ontario Provincial Police in Toronto say two men are facing charges after more than 900,000 contraband cigarettes were seized in a raid.

Police say the Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team executed two search warrants on Thursday, including one at a storage unit in Markham, Ont.

Officers say they seized 907,000 unstamped cigarettes.

Two men were charged with trafficking in tobacco.

They are scheduled to appear in court next month.

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