Revenue seize illegal medicine worth €80,000 at the Dublin Parcel Hub

Yesterday (09/04/2020), as a result of routine profiling, Revenue officers at the Dublin Parcel Hub seized 12.9Kgs of illegal medicine, suspected to be Alprazolam, with estimated value of €80,000. The parcel, containing almost 40,000 tablets, originated in India and was destined for an address in Co. Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.

These seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the supply and sale of illegal drugs and medicines in the shadow economy. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding the smuggling or sale of illegal products, they can contact Revenue in confidence on free phone number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 10/04/2020]