Revenue seize 10,000 contraband cigarettes worth €5.5k
Revenue have seized 10,000 contraband cigarettes worth a retail value of €5,500 in Co Kerry.
Yesterday evening, Revenue officers carried out a search under warrant of a house in the Killorglin area and uncovered the cigarettes branded ‘Marlboro Red’.
A Polish couple, a man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s, were questioned and the investigation remains active with a view to prosecution.
The search was part of an intelligence led operation targeting the shadow economy and the supply and sale of illegal tobacco products.