Revenue seizes €86k of cigarettes and tobacco in Cork and Dundalk

Revenue seizes €86k of cigarettes and tobacco in Cork and Dundalk

Revenue have seized more than 111,000 cigarettes and 67.5kgs of unstamped roll-your-own tobacco in Cork and Dundalk.

The retail value of yesterday's seizure, which was part of a national intelligence led operation, is estimated to be around €86,400.

Officers searched a premises on the North side of Cork city and in Dundalk and seized the unstamped 'Excellence' and '777' brand cigarettes along with some unstamped 'Flandria' tobacco.

Revenue seizes €86k of cigarettes and tobacco in Cork and Dundalk

Two saloon cars were also seized, and two Irish men, one in his 50s and one in his 60s, were questioned.

A file is being prepared for the DPP.

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