Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Yesterday (21/02/2017) as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue Officers stopped and searched a van in Waterford city and found 20,000 contraband cigarettes. The cigarettes were branded ‘Mayfair’ and have a retail value of over  €11,000, representing a potential loss to the exchequer of over €9,700.

Revenue officers interviewed a local man in his 60s, and seized the illicit cigarettes and the van. A prosecution file is being prepared.

 

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