Revenue have been granted a court order to detain almost €80,000 in cash seized at Dublin Port from a vehicle travelling to France.
After the seizure on Monday, Dublin District Court granted a three month cash detention order to Revenue.
€79,110 was seized following routine examinations of vehicles travelling to France.
"Revenue detector dog James showed an interest in a particular vehicle. The vehicle was stopped and searched by Revenue officers and was also scanned using Revenue’s Mobile X-Ray Scanner Unit," a spokesperson explained.
Revenue granted court order to detain €79,110 in cash seized at Dublin Port from a vehicle travelling to France. Drug detector dog James and the mobile X-ray scanner involved #IEstaff pic.twitter.com/iMvuU8z9J0— Cormac O'Keeffe (@CormacJOKeeffe) August 23, 2019
"The search and subsequent scan resulted in the discovery of two packages containing the cash concealed underneath the vehicle."