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# customs - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Cannabis worth €1 million seized at Dublin Port

The drugs were hidden in a consignment of chocolate and sweets from Holland.

# customs - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Seven million contraband cigarettes seized in Dublin raid

Three men are arrested after a major seizure of cigarettes – worth around €2.9m – at Baldonnell Business Park.

# customs - Friday 3 June, 2011

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Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

# customs - Thursday 2 June, 2011

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In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Almost 40,000 litres of laundered fuel were found by customs officers and armed gardaí at the large plant in Castleblayney.

# customs - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

4.1 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Customs officers seize another batch of illegally imported cigarettes, which came from China through Holland.

# customs - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

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Eight million cigarettes seized in cross-border operation

Two men are arrested in Co Armagh as cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €3.5m are seized from a warehouse.

# customs - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day

Dublin District Court judge sends smuggler down for six months after he’s caught with nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes.

# customs - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Customs office in cannabis seizure in Galway

Drugs with a street value of around €250,000 are seized in Galway, with two people arrested.

# customs - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Customs officers uncover fuel laundering plant near border

One person questioned in connection with the discovery of a major oil laundering operation.

# customs - Thursday 13 January, 2011

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested after eight million cigarettes and two truck were seized in Co Louth. The ‘B&H’ brand cigarettes – with an estimated retail value of €3.4m – arrived into Dublin Port on a container from China.

Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized the cigarettes near Drogheda, Co Louth and gardai arrested the two men as part of the investigation. They are preparing a file for the DPP.

# customs - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Customs seize over 1,200 abortion pills

Pills are widely available on the internet but shouldn’t be taken without medical supervision, experts warn.

# customs - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Illegal medicines worth €500k seized

Ireland joined a co-ordinated international Interpol operation targeting the sale of illegal and counterfeit medicine.

# customs - Friday 1 October, 2010

Customs seize half a million cigarettes in Tralee

Cigarettes and counterfeit vodka are seized in a haul in Kerry, late last night.

CUSTOMS OFFICIALS SEIZED 500,000 cigarettes, 130kgs of tobacco and over 1,000 litres of suspected counterfeit vodka product in Tralee, Kerry last night. The haul has an expected retail value of around €300,000. A vehicle was also seized and two men in their forties are being questioned.

# customs - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS have launched a new confidential free phone number for the public to provide information relating to illegal cigarettes. The number is 1800 295 295. Revenue officers have seized smuggled cigarettes worth over €5 million in the past fortnight.

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