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Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth

Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.

COUNTERFEIT VODKA PRODUCTION material was seized in Louth during the week.

Over 110,000 bottle closures, 400,000 counterfeit vodka labels and 500 counterfeit cardboard outer cases were found in a shed in Kilcurry.

While counterfeit alcohol was not discovered, a bottle filling machine and ancillary equipment was seized.

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Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.

The find was an intelligence-led operation involving a number of European Customs agencies, the Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochána.

Gardaí say that investigations are continuing.

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