Over 234,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport

Over 234,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport

Over 234,000 cigarettes were seized at Dublin Airport yesterday.

Revenue officers discovered the cigarettes as part of routine profiling.

The cigarettes were branded 'Benson & Hedges' were found concealed in 17 boxes which were described as 'metal transistors'.

The boxes had arrived via Amsterdam on a flight from China.

The cigarettes had an approximate value of €126,000 and represent a loss to the Exchequer of €110,000.

Investigations are ongoing.

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