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# smuggling - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes
# Smuggled
# Smuggled

Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes

May 27th 2014, 12:55 PM 9,823 Views 12 Comments

Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.

# smuggling - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry
# On The Move
# On The Move

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry

May 26th 2014, 10:39 AM 38,981 Views 55 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.

# smuggling - Friday 25 April, 2014

Ollie sniffs out €60k of cocaine at Shannon Airport, two men arrested
# Ruff Justice
# Ruff Justice

Ollie sniffs out €60k of cocaine at Shannon Airport, two men arrested

Apr 25th 2014, 10:16 AM 10,419 Views 26 Comments

The pair had ingested over 100 pellets containing the drug.

# smuggling - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers
# Black Market
# Black Market

Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers

Apr 9th 2014, 3:51 PM 9,514 Views 42 Comments

Retailers are calling on the government to step up their fight against smugglers.

# smuggling - Monday 6 January, 2014

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling
# Revenue
# Revenue

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling

Jan 6th 2014, 4:20 PM 14,699 Views 0 Comments

More than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from the man’s luggage after he arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.

# smuggling - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling
# Smoking
# Smoking

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Oct 24th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,922 Views 41 Comments

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

# smuggling - Monday 21 October, 2013

This cat just got caught smuggling cannabis into a prison
# Collared
From The Daily Edge
# Collared

This cat just got caught smuggling cannabis into a prison

Oct 21st 2013, 8:37 AM 1,288 Views 0 Comments

He’s in for it now!

# smuggling - Monday 14 October, 2013

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding
# Mccollum Connolly
# Mccollum Connolly

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Oct 14th 2013, 10:40 AM 23,505 Views 87 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.

# smuggling - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members
# Peru
# Peru

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:53 AM 14,751 Views 0 Comments

Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.

# smuggling - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Sep 25th 2013, 8:05 AM 14,559 Views 99 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.

# smuggling - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent

Sep 15th 2013, 1:27 PM 5,440 Views 14 Comments

15 million cigarettes have been seized in the first half of this year, compared with 95 million last year.

# smuggling - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700
# Mccollum Connolly
# Mccollum Connolly

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:16 PM 36,166 Views 0 Comments

Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.

# smuggling - Friday 23 August, 2013

Favourite in Australian election wants to buy Indonesian "smuggler boats"
# Immigration
# Immigration

Favourite in Australian election wants to buy Indonesian "smuggler boats"

Aug 23rd 2013, 4:04 PM 6,943 Views 8 Comments

Tony Abbott wants Australia to pay “wardens” in Indonesian villages as well as bounty payments to curb immigration into Australia.

# smuggling - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers
# Spain
# Spain

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers

Aug 10th 2013, 5:46 PM 10,709 Views 6 Comments

IDs, stamps, a gun and passports were among the items found by the alleged gang.

# smuggling - Friday 7 June, 2013

PICS: Revenue seizes €100,000 of tobacco purporting to be Chinese tea
# Tea-bacco
# Tea-bacco

PICS: Revenue seizes €100,000 of tobacco purporting to be Chinese tea

Jun 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,045 Views 12 Comments

The tobacco was discovered when customs officers intercepted a van at a location in Dublin on Wednesday.

# smuggling - Friday 17 May, 2013

Lorry driver jailed for driving cannabis truck from Greece 'destined for NI'
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Lorry driver jailed for driving cannabis truck from Greece 'destined for NI'

May 17th 2013, 10:14 PM 10,252 Views 37 Comments

The 38-year-old lorry driver from Tyrone was sentenced to 14 years in jail today after being caught with a large amount of cannabis in his truck.

# smuggling - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Retailers fuming over illegal cigarette trade
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Retailers fuming over illegal cigarette trade

Apr 21st 2013, 1:14 PM 8,789 Views 55 Comments

Up to 100 retailers are to meet tomorrow evening on the issues of cigarette smuggling and illegal cigarette selling in Dublin.

# smuggling - Monday 18 March, 2013

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink
# At Risk
# At Risk

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

Mar 18th 2013, 6:30 PM 16,404 Views 44 Comments

For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.

# smuggling - Friday 8 March, 2013

Man arrested at Dublin Airport after ingesting 77 pellets of cocaine
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested at Dublin Airport after ingesting 77 pellets of cocaine

Mar 8th 2013, 8:36 AM 9,660 Views 0 Comments

Revenue said separate discoveries of drugs and cigarettes this week would have been worth about €65,000.

# smuggling - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Rise in 'designer drugs' poses serious health risk: UN report
# Drugs
# Drugs

Rise in 'designer drugs' poses serious health risk: UN report

Mar 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,125 Views 13 Comments

The report from the International Narcotics Control Board said Europe alone almost one new substance is appearing every week.

# smuggling - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Ryanair stewards detained at Liverpool airport over cigarette 'smuggling'
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Ryanair stewards detained at Liverpool airport over cigarette 'smuggling'

Aug 23rd 2012, 1:49 PM 13,263 Views 0 Comments

Two airline stewards were off-duty when they were detained by authorities over alleged smuggling of cigarettes from the Canary Islands.

# smuggling - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

International 'car smuggling mastermind' arrested
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

International 'car smuggling mastermind' arrested

Aug 8th 2012, 2:35 PM 8,354 Views 11 Comments

Interpol says coordinated investigation into theft of sports cars worth around €6m involved 14 member states.

# smuggling - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Poll: Should the price of cigarettes be increased?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the price of cigarettes be increased?

Jul 15th 2012, 11:38 AM 12,719 Views 182 Comments

The Health Minister James Reilly wants to increase the price of 20 cigarettes by around €6 in the next six years. What do you think?

# smuggling - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs

May 16th 2012, 5:45 PM 3,616 Views 10 Comments

Seizures were made in three separate operations today by the Revenue’s Customs Service.

# smuggling - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair

May 15th 2012, 4:16 PM 4,256 Views 14 Comments

US border protection agents noticed something strange about the wheelchair cushion…

Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007

May 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,857 Views 23 Comments

Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.

# smuggling - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

China to reinvestigate 'human flesh capsule' claims
# Capsules
# Capsules

China to reinvestigate 'human flesh capsule' claims

May 8th 2012, 3:00 PM 4,536 Views 11 Comments

South Korean officials said yesterday that they intercepted the smuggling of capsules containing the flesh of deceased infants.

# smuggling - Monday 7 May, 2012

'Powdered human flesh' capsules seized in South Korea
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

'Powdered human flesh' capsules seized in South Korea

May 7th 2012, 1:41 PM 7,526 Views 34 Comments

Customs officers intercepted smuggled capsules from China which they say contained human flesh.

# smuggling - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Customs seize 3.5 million cigarettes in Rosslare
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Customs seize 3.5 million cigarettes in Rosslare

Apr 15th 2012, 6:00 AM 2,356 Views 20 Comments

The “L&M” brand cigarettes, seized at Rosslare, had a reported retail value of €1.4 million.

# smuggling - Friday 13 April, 2012

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State

Apr 13th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,986 Views 17 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.

# smuggling - Thursday 12 April, 2012

38 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

38 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port

Apr 12th 2012, 6:26 PM 4,027 Views 18 Comments

Revenue officials say the illegal cigarettes had a retail value of €14.7 million.

# smuggling - Monday 9 April, 2012

Cigarette smuggling: Dublin tops table for convictions
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Cigarette smuggling: Dublin tops table for convictions

Apr 9th 2012, 2:56 PM 3,541 Views 20 Comments

The average fine for cigarette smuggling last year was less than €2,000, according to Revenue figures.

# smuggling - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure
# Customs
# Customs

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:14 PM 2,979 Views 7 Comments

Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.

# smuggling - Friday 3 February, 2012

More than 125,000 cigarettes seized in Cork
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

More than 125,000 cigarettes seized in Cork

Feb 3rd 2012, 5:28 PM 2,491 Views 13 Comments

The cigarettes and tobacco seized in a series of raids were worth more than €80,000.

# smuggling - Monday 30 January, 2012

Anti-smuggling lobby to brief Oireachtas Committee on illegal cigarette trade
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Anti-smuggling lobby to brief Oireachtas Committee on illegal cigarette trade

Jan 30th 2012, 6:20 PM 1,919 Views 10 Comments

Over 109 million illegal cigarettes with a retail value of €45.9m were seized by Revenue Customs officials last year.

# smuggling - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Over 26,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin airport
# Illegal Cigarettes
# Illegal Cigarettes

Over 26,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin airport

Dec 29th 2011, 4:07 PM 2,351 Views 8 Comments

Customs believe that the three people who were said to be carrying the cigarettes are part of an Eastern European cigarette smuggling gang.

# smuggling - Monday 19 December, 2011

Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'

Dec 19th 2011, 11:10 AM 2,228 Views 13 Comments

The seizure, with an estimated street value of nearly €4 million, was made at a premises in Co Monaghan over the weekend.

# smuggling - Friday 16 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Dec 16th 2011, 4:50 PM 3,103 Views 12 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# smuggling - Sunday 11 December, 2011

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled
# Smoking
# Smoking

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

Dec 11th 2011, 12:21 PM 1,995 Views 27 Comments

The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.

# smuggling - Thursday 1 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Dec 1st 2011, 4:48 PM 4,093 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…