Revenue seize chewing tobacco worth nearly €543,000 at Dublin Port

Yesterday (23/11/2023), as a result of risk profiling and with the assistance of detector dog Milo, Revenue officers seized 987 kgs of chewing tobacco at Dublin Port.

The illicit tobacco represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of €542,850 and originated in India. The consignment arrived via the Czech Republic and Rotterdam. Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy and the supply and sale of illegal tobacco products. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 24/11/2023]