Revenue seizes €35000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel

first_img By Cormac Fitzgerald Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized. Share1 Tweet Email1 The seized items. 8,003 Views The seized items. Image: Revenue Short URL Mar 26th 2019, 4:21 PM center_img Tuesday 26 Mar 2019, 4:21 PM 16 Comments Image: Revenue REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized over 58,000 cigarettes and 1.45kg of pipe tobacco during a search of a cargo vessel at a Waterford Port yesterday evening. The tobacco products have an estimated retail value of over €35,100, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of €27,700.Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized. The Panama registered vessel arrived into Belview Port, Waterford from Ceuta, Spain.A Syrian man in his 30′s was questioned in relation to the seizure.Revenue said that the seizure formed part of its ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy and the supply and sale of illegal tobacco products.Businesses or members of the public who have any information regarding the smuggling can contact Revenue in confidence on freephone number 1800 295 295. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article https://jrnl.ie/4561738 last_img

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