Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

12/3/2019 - 12/3/2019


Please join the LAPD, Philip Morris International, and Investigative Consultants to learn about the true and ever growing problem of the illicit tobacco trade!

This training class will teach the attendees about the true dangers of the illicit trade and give you an in depth view of the counterfeit issues the tobacco industry is currently dealing with.

Industry experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and expertise of the illicit trade and discuss the issues that are being seen in the United States and abroad.

The attendees will learn the importance of protecting the legitimate supply chain and the process of manufacturing and distributing legitimate tobacco.

This event will provide the attendees with the knowledge and understanding of the various laws that govern the illicit trade and how criminal organizations are using these crimes to raise large amounts of money for their organizations.

The following topics will be covered during this training event:

* The true dangers of illicit tobacco
* How do the legitimate supply chains operate
* How to identify illicit items
* How to conduct these investigations
* Cross Border Smuggling issues
* Hidden Compartments
* How to prepare a case for prosecution
* The ties to Gangs, Organized Crime and Terrorism

We hope you will join us for this training class. Space is extremely limited for this event, so please register as soon as possible.

Thank you very much.

The Time:
The class will start promptly at 9:00 a.m. The class will end at 1:00 p.m.

Proper identification will be required to enter the event.

The Location:
Investigative Consultants
1510 West 228th Street
Torrance, CA 90501

Street parking is available. There is also parking available in the lot in front and rear of the building.

The Food:
Coffee and light refreshments will be served in the morning. We will be serving lunch.

No audio or video recording will be permitted by the attendees.

If you have questions about the content of this class, please contact Kris Buckner at


Investigative Consultants
Southern California
Torrance, CA 90501 USA

1510 West 228th Street


Free to Law Enforcement