7.2m cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes represent a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.9 million.
7.2m cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes arrived into Dublin Port on a vessel from Rotterdam. Picture: Revenue

Over €5 million worth of cigarettes have been seized at Dublin Port today.

Revenue officers discovered the illegal cigarettes with the assistance of a mobile x-ray scanner.

A container with 7.2 million cigarettes branded 'Richmond' arrived into Dublin Port on a vessel from Rotterdam.

The cigarettes represent a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.9 million.

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

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