Revenue seize vodka, beer and cigarettes worth almost €4k

Two Polish men aged in their 30s were questioned and investigations are ongoing

Revenue seize vodka, beer and cigarettes worth almost €4k

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Revenue Officers at Dublin Port seized beer, vodka and cigarettes with a retail value of around €3,800 today.

The contraband was uncovered when officers stopped and searched a truck carrying mixed goods from Poland, for delivery to various locations in the State.

The substances were found concealed in compartments under the truck, which had arrived in Dublin Port via Holyhead.

Two Polish men aged in their 30s were questioned and investigations are ongoing.

The seized goods represent a potential loss to the Exchequer of around €2,900 and are part of Revenue's on going operations targeting the illegal importation, supply and sale of tobacco products and alcohol in the shadow economy.

If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding the smuggling or sale of illegal cigarettes or tobacco, they can contact Revenue in confidence on free phone number 1800 295 295.