Revenue seizes €21,000 cash at Cork Airport

Yesterday morning (14/09/2017), Revenue officers at Cork Airport seized more than €21,000 in cash when they stopped and searched a passenger on an outbound flight. The Lithuanian national was questioned and the cash, suspected to be the proceeds of, or intended for use in, criminal activity, was seized in accordance with the proceeds of crime legislation.

At a sitting of Cork District Court, officers were granted a three month detention order to facilitate further investigation. 

Ends: 15/09/17