Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46000 cigarettes and €44000 cash

first_imgTwo women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. By Hayley Halpin 29 Comments https://jrnl.ie/3849048 Monday 12 Feb 2018, 9:45 PM The cash seized at Dublin Airport Image: Sarah Cox via Revenue Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlecenter_img 24,816 Views Feb 12th 2018, 9:46 PM REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized €44,000 in cash and 46,000 contraband cigarettes in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport.Officers detained €14,000 cash on Saturday after stopping a British woman in her 20s who was travelling to Eindhoven in the Netherlands.On Sunday, officers seized €30,000 from the luggage of a Polish woman in her 20s who was travelling to Barcelona, Spain.The cash amounts are suspected to be the proceeds of, or intended for use in, criminal activity and were detained in accordance with proceeds of crime legislation.This morning in Dublin District Court, Judge Grainne O’Neill granted 3-month detention orders in both cases to allow Revenue to investigate the matters further.Also on Saturday, over 46,000 contraband cigarettes were seized when detector dog Frankie indicated on the luggage of four Romanian nationals who arrived in Dublin Airport on a flight from Istanbul, Turkey.The smuggled cigarettes, branded “Kent”, have an estimated retail value of €26,600 and represent a potential loss to the Exchequer of around €20,500. Detector dog Frankie Source: Revenue These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting smuggling and shadow economy activities.If businesses or members of the public have any information, they can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.Read: Heir donates estate of Hitler’s filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, to cultural museumMore: We asked a master crêpier to make us a ‘Valentine’s pancake’ Share9 Tweet Email The cash seized at Dublin Airport Image: Sarah Cox via Revenue Short URLlast_img

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