15 June 2016
By Tom Collins
Today, Revenue officers, assisted by detector dog Harvey and acting on intelligence, seized 25,000 cigarettes following the search under warrant of a house in Macroom, Co. Cork.
The cigarettes, branded “Marlboro”, “L&M”, “Mayfair” and “Che”, have a retail value in excess of €13,000, representing a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €10,400.
A Polish man and woman in their 30s have been interviewed and investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.