Revenue seizes €11k of smuggled wine in Transit van raid
Revenue officers seized bottles of wine worth €11,000 at Dublin Port yesterday.
Officers approached and searched a Transit van as a result of routine profiling.
The van had arrived into Dublin from France via Holyhead.
A total of 786 litres of wine were seized in the operation.
The smuggled red and white wines have a retail value of around €11,000 and represent an estimated potential loss to the Exchequer of €5,400, Revenue reports today.
Investigations are ongoing.
The seizure is part of Revenue's ongoing operation targeting the illegal importation, supply and sale of alcohol in the shadow economy.