Cigarettes valued at over €200k seized by Revenue at Dublin Port
Revenue officers seized 400,000 illegal cigarettes, valued at over €200,000, in Dublin port yesterday.
Revenue officers yesterday seized 400,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port.
The cigarettes were concealed within pallets of paving bricks.
The contraband was discovered when, as a result of routine profiling, a 20foot container that had arrived into Dublin Port from Armenia was selected for scanning.
The cigarettes, branded "L&M Soft Plus" have a retail value of €212,698, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €167,876.