GERMAN POLICE OFFICERS STAND OUTSIDE HEADQUARTERS OF TOBACO COMPANY
REEMTSMA IN HAMBURG.
German police officers stand outside the headquarters of Britain's Imperial
Tobacco Plc subsidiary Reemtsma in Hamburg on January 14, 2003. German
customs authorities searched the offices of Reemtsma on Tuesday,
investigating alleged foreign trading and related violations that date back
to before the takeover of Reemtsma by Imperial early in 2002.