Riverina drug bust: Illegal tobacco worth $42 million found, destroyed

Andrew Pearson
By Andrew Pearson
Updated February 22 2022 - 8:42pm, first published 3:30am

An Australian Taxation Office-led operation has uncovered more than 250,000 kilograms of illicit tobacco in the Riverina.

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew Pearson

Deputy Editor

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.