23 December 2016
By Bryan Smyth
Today Revenue officers seized 21,000 illicit cigarettes branded ‘Marlboro Gold’,and ‘Rothmans’, when they carried out a search under warrant of a house in south Cork city.
The smuggled cigarettes have a retail value of over €11,500 representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €9,300.
A Latvian man in his mid twenties was questioned and a file is being prepared with a view to prosecution.