Customs seize smuggled cigarettes from Cork City house

​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.

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