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Lithuanian man caught with 22,000 cigarettes in his luggage at Dublin Airport

The find came about when a passenger arriving in Dublin from Sweden was stopped and questioned.

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REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized 22,000 smuggled cigarettes from a passenger arriving in Dublin Airport.

The find came about when a passenger arriving in Dublin from Sweden was stopped and questioned.

The 45-year-old Lithuanian man was found to be carrying the contraband cigarettes in his luggage. He was arrested and brought before Judge Grainne O’Neill, who remanded him in custody until next Tuesday.

The smuggled Marlboro Gold cigarettes have an approximate retail value of €11,400, with an estimated potential loss to the Exchequer of around €9,100.

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