Counterfeit cigarettes have been found to contain rat droppings, camel dung,
-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.
PM USA estimates that there could be over three million packs of counterfeit Marlboro cigarettes
available annually in the New York City area.