A 19 year-old Singaporean man was caught by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for selling cigarettes online without a license.
The seller and 3 friends had allegedly stolen 48 packets of cigarettes from a supermarket and tried to sell them online. Each of his cigarettes went for $10 per pack.
Under the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, the 19 year-old could face a maximum fine of up to $10,000. For the theft of the cigarettes, he faces a jail term which may extend to seven years, along with a fine.