€37,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco seized in two separate operations

 €37,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco seized in two separate operations

Revenue Officers have seized 56,000 cigarettes with a value of almost 30,000 euro at Dublin Airport.

The 'L&M' and 'Marlboro' brand cigarettes were found in the luggage of four Romanians who had arrived on a flight from Istanbul.

The four men, all in their 30s, are due before the Criminal Courts of Justice later.

In a separate operation in Macroom, Cork Gardai and Revenue Officers seized almost €7,000 of unstamped cigarettes and tobacco.

The 'Palace' cigarettes and 'Amber Leaf' tobacco were found in a UK commerical vehicle.

Two men in their 40s from Northern Ireland were arrested, one has since been released.


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