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Man was listed on China cigs site

A Chinese national who was caught three times by customs officials with untaxed cigarettes has received a suspended sentence.

Chang Jun Zhao (33) claimed he didn't know why his phone number was listed on a Chinese website advertising cigarettes.

Zhao, of Fitzgibbon Lane, Dublin 1, pleaded guilty to evading tax duty on cigarettes at Fitzgibbon Street on May 9 and October 10, 2013 and evading duty with intent to defraud the State on June 12, 2013.