# customs - Today’s News
# customs - Friday 27 June, 2014
They would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for that pesky mutt…
# customs - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The items seized today have a total value of around €50,000.
# customs - Monday 12 May, 2014
The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.
# customs - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
The cash was discovered during a routine pat-down.
# customs - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The man was about to board an early morning flight to Brussels when he was stopped.
# customs - Monday 24 March, 2014
Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.
# customs - Monday 17 March, 2014
Officers stopped and searched four men as they disembarked a flight from Wroclaw last night.
# customs - Monday 10 March, 2014
Over 20,000 toys were destroyed for being unsafe last year.
# customs - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Two men were questioned in connection with the discovery of the tobacco.
# customs - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
Two people were arrested and a number of mobile phones and tablets were seized in a follow-up search.
# customs - Monday 6 January, 2014
More than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from the man’s luggage after he arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.
# customs - Saturday 14 December, 2013
Cigarettes and a quantity of tobacco were found when a car was stopped by gardaí on the M8 this morning.
# customs - Friday 29 November, 2013
Some of the seizures include 1.1 million cigarettes, 3,500 litres of spirits and 49 pellets of cocaine.
# customs - Monday 18 November, 2013
The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.
# customs - Friday 11 October, 2013
The sniffer dog also uncovered €55,000 in cash, while a further €28,000 worth of cigarettes was also seized.
# customs - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The cigarette were found in two searches after a non-Irish national was searched in Cork airport as he disembarked a flight form Warsaw.
# customs - Monday 16 September, 2013
Customs officers and gardaí also found 20,000 litres of oil and three tonnes of toxic waste. One man has been arrested.
The Irish Medicines Board said sedatives, weight loss pills and erectile dysfunction drugs were the most detained items as they warn against online purchasing.
# customs - Sunday 15 September, 2013
15 million cigarettes have been seized in the first half of this year, compared with 95 million last year.
# customs - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.
# customs - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
A man in his 40s is being questioned.
# customs - Sunday 4 August, 2013
The Spanish national arrived on a flight into Cork Airport yesterday.
# customs - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
A Moldovan national was also sentenced to three months in prison for evasion of duty on cigarettes.
# customs - Saturday 13 July, 2013
Revenue’s Customs Service carried out two operations at the airport in the last 24 hours.
# customs - Friday 12 July, 2013
Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service valued the haul at €2,625 with a potential loss to the Exchequer of €2,200.
# customs - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
The 54-year-old was arrested in Cork on Monday following an intelligence-led investigation.
# customs - Saturday 6 July, 2013
The money was found in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to fly to Amsterdam.
# customs - Friday 28 June, 2013
Officers from Revenue’s customs service now have a three month detention order in respect of the money.
# customs - Tuesday 25 June, 2013
Revenue were granted an order to keep the cash for three months in order to investigate further.
# customs - Thursday 20 June, 2013
The tobacco was being packaged in well-known roll-your-own branding in what Revenue has described as a ‘cottage industry’.
# customs - Friday 7 June, 2013
The tobacco was discovered when customs officers intercepted a van at a location in Dublin on Wednesday.
# customs - Monday 27 May, 2013
Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there are no proposals to increase penalties for the crime.
# customs - Thursday 9 May, 2013
Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.
# customs - Sunday 5 May, 2013
The things you find in Wikileaks…
# customs - Monday 8 April, 2013
In three separate seizures, large quantities of cocaine and Methamphetamine were seized and two people were arrested.
# customs - Sunday 7 April, 2013
The directive was signed by the Revenue Commissioner late last month.
# customs - Monday 1 April, 2013
Of the 55 people prosecuted for smuggling offences last year, 18 had addresses outside of Ireland.
# customs - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Nineteen searches were carried out at premises associated with a known criminal gang.
# customs - Friday 22 February, 2013
Operations have been suspended at the plant, which is under investigation by the Agriculture Department’s Special Investigation Unit.
# customs - Friday 25 January, 2013
Separately, two Latvian men have appeared in court