Counterfeit cigarettes have been found to contain rat droppings, camel dung, and sawdust.
-HM Customs and Exercise. "Counterfeit Cigarettes: 2004" p.13.
Between 2006 and the end of October (2010), the Department of Finance has collected $3,337,481 in settlements against tax evaders and websites that sell untaxed smokes to New Yorkers.
-http://www.brooklynpaper.com
PM USA estimates that there could be over three million packs of counterfeit Marlboro cigarettes available annually in the New York City area.
-Richmond Times-Dispatch