Friday 23 March 2018

50,000 cigarettes seized from houses in Tipperary

CIGARETTES with a retail value of €21,000 were seized by the Revenue Customs Service last night.

“As a result of an intelligence-led operation, officers from Revenue's Customs Service last night seized 50,000 cigarettes with a retail value of €21,000 and potential loss to the Exchequer of €18,000 in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary,” a spokesperson said.

The cigarettes were seized from two residential premises and a number of individuals were questioned.

A file is currently being prepared for the DPP.

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