Illegal tobacco seized in Dublin

Illegal tobacco seized in Dublin

Illegal tobacco weighing around 44 kilos has been seized in Dublin.

Revenue uncovered pouches of 'Amber Leaf', 'Golden Virginia' and 'Samson' tobacco when officers, acting under warrant, searched a private dwelling in the city centre earlier today.

The tobacco has a retail value of €21,000, with a potential loss to the Exchequer of €17,000.

A Chinese man was interviewed and a file is being prepared for the DPP with a view to prosecution.


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