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Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port

The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.

REVENUE OFFICERS AT Dublin Port seized over 11,000 litres of alcohol with a retail value of over €403,000 last week.

The smuggled alcohol, which included over 10,200 litres of blended scotch whiskey and 800 litres of alcopops, represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €255,300.

Officers discovered the smuggled alcohol when they searched a trailer which had originated from Poland.

16-01-19 - Port Alcohol Source: Revenue

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the supply and sale of illegal alcohol in the shadow economy.

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If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding the smuggling or sale of illegal alcohol, they can contact Revenue in confidence on its confidential line: 1800 295 295.

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