Man questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27000 illegal cigarettes

first_imgMan questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27,000 illegal cigarettes The discovery was made after a vehicle that arrived from France was searched. By Stephen McDermott Short URL Monday 13 May 2019, 6:20 PM A MAN IN his 30s has been questioned after more than 27,000 contraband cigarettes were seized in Co Wexford earlier today.The seizure was made at Rosslare Europort this morning, when a Revenue dog found 27,360 cigarettes after an Irish-registered vehicle was stopped and searched after arriving from Cherbourg in France.The illegal cigarettes, which were branded Marlboro Gold, had a retail value of over €17,000 and represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €14,000.An Irish man was questioned in relation to the seizure, and investigations are ongoing with a view to a prosecution. Share1 Tweet Email2 Image: Revenue 18 Comments Image: Revenue May 13th 2019, 6:20 PM 12,130 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article last_img

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