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Revenue seize massive haul of cigs at Dublin Port

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Image of the haul released by Revenue this afternoon
Image of the haul released by Revenue this afternoon

Revenue made a large seizure of of cigarettes at Dublin Port today.

Revenue officers seized over 4.1m cigarettes at Dublin Port.

The cigarettes, which were branded as ‘MG’, ‘Viceroy’ and ‘Marhaba’, were concealed in a 45-foot container which was said to contain rice cakes and had arrived into Dublin Port from Rotterdam.

The smuggled cigarettes were revealed when, as a result of routine profiling, the container was selected for x-ray by Revenue’s mobile scanner.

The cigarettes have a retail value in excess of €1.9m.

Investigations are ongoing.