Large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes seized by Revenue
A large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes worth more than €50,000 were seized by the Revenue Commissioners as part of a major operation in Dundalk and Drogheda last Thursday.
Revenue officers carried out a number of searches in the area and discovered almost 54kg of tobacco and 12,130 cigarettes of various brands.
Two vehicles and €13,000 in cash were also seized during the operation.
The combined retail value of the tobacco products seized is €50,750, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €40,750.
Anyone with information in relation to smuggling can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.