Major cigarette haul at Dublin Port
on 24/09/2012 12:18:05
Officers from Revenue found the 7.6 million contraband cigarettes yesterday.
The "Capital" and "Master" brand cigarettes arrived into Dublin Port from Zeebrugge in Belgium in a shipment described as "furniture".
They were discovered by Revenue officials when the consignment was examined, following routine scanning by Revenue's mobile scanner.
An Irish-registered commercial vehicle and a trailer were seized and the driver was interviewed.
Investigations are ongoing both nationally and internationally.