Revenue seizes tobacco products and a car in Co. Wexford

The goods seized in Wexford today. Pic: Revenue

Revenue officers have seized more than 7,800 cigarettes, 20kgs tobacco and a car in Co. Wexford.

Officers found the haul during a raid on a house in Enniscorthy today.

The unstamped cigarettes, branded ‘Excellence’ and Winston’ and tobacco, branded ‘Amber Leaf’ and ‘Virginia’, have a combined retail value of over €16,500, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.

A Lithuanian man in his 40s was questioned by Revenue officers.

Investigations are continuing.

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