Turning a Blind Eye: BAT’s Potential Complicity in Illicit Trade in Southern Africa

December 02, 2021

Surveilling competitors, disrupting local businesses and smuggling products don’t sound like the behaviors of one of Britain’s largest companies. Yet new STOP analysis suggests that British American Tobacco (BAT) may have been employing these practices to maintain market dominance in Southern Africa.

Uncover the seedy underbelly of tobacco giant BAT.

Close up of Queen Elizabeth's eye on the 50 pound note representing alleged BAT illicit trade and corporate espionage schemes