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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Customs

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# Drugs
Customs officers seize 4kg of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the race for the Áras; the Central Bank under fire; and what was discovered in one man’s underwear?
# Underwear
Thousands of euro discovered in man's underwear at airport
Customs officials confiscated €37,000 in cash from a Cameroonian man’s undergarments.
# Seizure
Customs make crystal meth seizure worth €250k at Dublin Airport
Officers also seized €9,500 in cash in separate operation at the capital’s airport yesterday.
# Drugs
Man arrested in Dublin Airport after drugs discovered in underwear
The cannabis resin was found during a search at the airport yesterday.
# Cigarette Seizure
Eight million cigarettes worth over €3 million seized at Dublin Port
The seizure was made yesterday morning at Dublin Port by officers from the Revenue Commissioners.
# Fuel Laundering
Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe
Two other people remain in custody in connection with the significant seizure of laundered fuel yesterday.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Arrests
Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation
The cross-border operation involved coordinated searches in several counties today, culminating in the seizure of 140,000 litres of laundered fuel.
# Cigarettes
Over 400,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
Customs officials from the Revenue Commissioners have seized around 77.5 million cigarettes so far this year.
# Customs
Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years
Revenue data shows that courts have seized €4.85m in criminals’ cash since 2005, while officers have seized €8.9m in that time.
# Cash Seized
Revenue seizes €22,500 during Dublin Airport searches
Customs officers have seized a combined total of over €0.5 million from airports, ports and other points of state entry and exit so far this year.
# Drugs
Romanian man arrested after 56kg cannabis seizure
The drugs, with a street value of over €330,000, were concealed in the fuel tank of a van searched from a ferry.
# Cigarettes
Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport
Customs officers have seized 10,000 illegal cigarettes worth over €4,000 at Dublin Airport.
# Customs
Customs officials seize nearly 33,000 cigarettes at Dublin Airport
32,800 ‘Traditional’ cigarettes, with a retail value of around €14,000, are seized from a man who had flown in from Dubai.
# Seizure
Illegal tobacco worth €2.5 million seized at Dublin Port
The potential loss to the Exchequer was estimated at €1.5 million.
# Oil Laundering
Raid on fuel laundering plant uncovers 5,000 litres of toxic waste
The illegal facility hidden in a farm shed was processing up to four million litres of diesel each year.
# Customs
Customs seize over six million smuggled cigarettes
Three men being questioned over the seizure of €2.7m worth of cigarettes in Co Louth.
# Seized
Cannabis worth €1 million seized at Dublin Port
The drugs were hidden in a consignment of chocolate and sweets from Holland.
# Crime
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.
# Hijack
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Today’s Fix: a round-up of the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Co Monaghan
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.
# Contraband
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
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.
# Smuggling
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.
# Crime
Customs office in cannabis seizure in Galway
Drugs with a street value of around €250,000 are seized in Galway, with two people arrested.
# Oil Laundering
Customs officers uncover fuel laundering plant near border
One person questioned in connection with the discovery of a major oil laundering operation.
# Cigarettes
Cigarettes seized and two arrested
# Illegal Pills
Customs seize over 1,200 abortion pills
Pills are widely available on the internet but shouldn’t be taken without medical supervision, experts warn.
# Medicines
Illegal medicines worth €500k seized
Ireland joined a co-ordinated international Interpol operation targeting the sale of illegal and counterfeit medicine.
# Customs
Customs seize half a million cigarettes in Tralee
Cigarettes and counterfeit vodka are seized in a haul in Kerry, late last night.
# Seizure
Customs Seize Cigarettes and Alcohol in Kerry
# Customs
Revenue launches new phone line for tips