# smuggling - Today’s News
# smuggling - Thursday 10 July, 2014
CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.
# smuggling - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
One of the prisoners is believed to have swallowed some of the packages contained in the helicopter drone.
# smuggling - Thursday 5 June, 2014
There is a tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean – and it’s not just the responsibility of southern European states.
The man was sentenced, despite his work in helping Mongolia open its first dinosaur museum.
# smuggling - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.
# smuggling - Monday 26 May, 2014
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.
# smuggling - Friday 25 April, 2014
The pair had ingested over 100 pellets containing the drug.
# smuggling - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Retailers are calling on the government to step up their fight against smugglers.
# smuggling - 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.
# smuggling - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.
# smuggling - Monday 21 October, 2013
# smuggling - Monday 14 October, 2013
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.
# smuggling - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.
# smuggling - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.
# smuggling - Sunday 15 September, 2013
15 million cigarettes have been seized in the first half of this year, compared with 95 million last year.
# smuggling - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.
# smuggling - Friday 23 August, 2013
Tony Abbott wants Australia to pay “wardens” in Indonesian villages as well as bounty payments to curb immigration into Australia.
# smuggling - Saturday 10 August, 2013
IDs, stamps, a gun and passports were among the items found by the alleged gang.
# smuggling - Friday 7 June, 2013
The tobacco was discovered when customs officers intercepted a van at a location in Dublin on Wednesday.
# smuggling - Friday 17 May, 2013
The 38-year-old lorry driver from Tyrone was sentenced to 14 years in jail today after being caught with a large amount of cannabis in his truck.
# smuggling - Sunday 21 April, 2013
Up to 100 retailers are to meet tomorrow evening on the issues of cigarette smuggling and illegal cigarette selling in Dublin.
# smuggling - Monday 18 March, 2013
For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.
# smuggling - Friday 8 March, 2013
Revenue said separate discoveries of drugs and cigarettes this week would have been worth about €65,000.
# smuggling - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
The report from the International Narcotics Control Board said Europe alone almost one new substance is appearing every week.
# smuggling - Thursday 23 August, 2012
Two airline stewards were off-duty when they were detained by authorities over alleged smuggling of cigarettes from the Canary Islands.
# smuggling - Wednesday 8 August, 2012
Interpol says coordinated investigation into theft of sports cars worth around €6m involved 14 member states.
# smuggling - Sunday 15 July, 2012
The Health Minister James Reilly wants to increase the price of 20 cigarettes by around €6 in the next six years. What do you think?
# smuggling - Wednesday 16 May, 2012
Seizures were made in three separate operations today by the Revenue’s Customs Service.
# smuggling - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
US border protection agents noticed something strange about the wheelchair cushion…
Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.
# smuggling - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
South Korean officials said yesterday that they intercepted the smuggling of capsules containing the flesh of deceased infants.
# smuggling - Monday 7 May, 2012
Customs officers intercepted smuggled capsules from China which they say contained human flesh.
# smuggling - Sunday 15 April, 2012
The “L&M” brand cigarettes, seized at Rosslare, had a reported retail value of €1.4 million.
# smuggling - Friday 13 April, 2012
The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.
# smuggling - Thursday 12 April, 2012
Revenue officials say the illegal cigarettes had a retail value of €14.7 million.
# smuggling - Monday 9 April, 2012
The average fine for cigarette smuggling last year was less than €2,000, according to Revenue figures.
# smuggling - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.
# smuggling - Friday 3 February, 2012
The cigarettes and tobacco seized in a series of raids were worth more than €80,000.
# smuggling - Monday 30 January, 2012
Over 109 million illegal cigarettes with a retail value of €45.9m were seized by Revenue Customs officials last year.
# smuggling - Thursday 29 December, 2011
Customs believe that the three people who were said to be carrying the cigarettes are part of an Eastern European cigarette smuggling gang.