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Holly the Revenue's dog sniffs out thousands in cash at Dublin Port

Revenue were granted an order to keep the cash for three months in order to investigate further.

One of Revenue's sniffer dogs.
One of Revenue's sniffer dogs.
Image: RevenueIE via Twitter

OFFICERS FROM REVENUE at Dublin Port seized €81,800 on Saturday, 22 June, when they stopped and searched a man attempting to board a ferry to Holyhead.

Revenue’s sniffer dog, Holly, gave an indication and the cash was discovered hidden in a truck.

The cash was seized by Revenue in accordance with Section 38, Criminal Justice Act 1994 as amended by Section 20, Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005.

At the Dublin Metropolitan District Court on Monday morning, officers were granted a three month detention order in respect of the cash by Judge David McHugh in order to carry out further investigations.

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