Revenue Seize €40k Worth Of Cigarettes In Offaly

In total, Revenue seized over €650k in cigarettes in three separate searches.

Over €40,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco have been seized by Revenue Officers in the midlands.

It came as part of an intelligence-led operation carried out in Offaly on Wednesday, which saw over 50,000 cigarettes and 1.1kg worth of tobacco seized, as well as a vehicle and €4,000 in cash.

It represents a loss of around €34,000 to the Exchequer.

Separately, just under €600,000 worth of cigarettes were seized at Dublin Airport, and had originated in Bulgaria, while €25,000 worth of cigarettes, a vehicle and €11,000 in cash were seized in Louth, with the assistance of Detector Dog Toby.

It's suspected the cash is the proceeds of, or intended for use in, criminal activity.

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