Irish Customs dog sniffs out €13k of illegal cigarettes in Macroom, Co Cork

15 June 2016
By Tom O’Sullivan
tom@TheCork.ie

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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.

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