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Revenue dog sniffs out €27k worth of smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Airport

The cigarettes represented a €21k loss to the public coffers.

The seized cigarettes.
The seized cigarettes.
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REVENUE YESTERDAY SEIZED 40,000 cigarettes at Dublin Airport with the help of sniffer dog Obi. 

The seizure occurred when Revenue officers stopped and searched the checked baggage of a UK national who had disembarked a flight from Bodrum, Turkey.

The smuggled cigarettes branded ‘L&M Red’ and ‘Chesterfield’ have an estimated retail value of €27,000 representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of €21,300.

Revenue said investigations are ongoing.

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