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Woman in her 40s questioned after almost 28,000 cigarettes destined for Moore St seized in house

Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.

Image: Moore St via Google maps

AN IRISH WOMAN in her 40s was questioned after 27,600 cigarettes and 3.8kg of tobacco was seized in a Dublin house.

The tobacco products, all of which were unstamped, were seized when revenue officers carried out a search of the Dublin 7 house under warrant.

The cigarettes are branded ‘Mayfair’, ‘MG’, ‘Dorchester’, ‘Excellence’, ‘Marlboro Gold’ and ‘821’ , and the tobacco is branded ‘Flandria’, Eastenders’ and ‘Amber Leaf’.

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The seizure was part of an intelligence led operation focusing on the illicit tobacco trade in Moore Street in Dublin’s City Centre.

Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.

The retail value of the contraband is over €16,300, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €13,000.

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