Detector dog helps seize 28000 smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Airport

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first_img By Gráinne Ní Aodha http://jrnl.ie/3064565 No Comments Nov 4th 2016, 10:50 PM Share15 Tweet Email1 Friday 4 Nov 2016, 10:50 PM 15,793 Views Detector dog helps seize 28,000 smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Airport The cigarettes have a retail value in excess of €15,000. Frankie the detector dog alongside the seized cigarettes.Revenue officers at Dublin Airport seized 28,000 smuggled cigarettes yesterday – with the help of detector dog Frankie.The cigarettes have a retail value in excess of €15,000, representing a potential loss of over €9,000 in taxes that would be paid to the Government.The seizure was made when officers stopped and searched two passengers who had arrived on a flight from Frankfurt. Source: RevenueThe passengers were questioned and a 24-year-old Moldovan woman was arrested. The woman was brought before Dublin District Court this afternoon, where Judge Halpin remanded her in custody.She will appear in court again next Tuesday 8 November.The majority of people pay the right amount of tax and duty. If you know someone is evading tax or involved in smuggling, report it.Contact Revenue’s Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.Comments have been closed as a case is ongoing.Read: Eight men jailed for combined 96 years for child sexual exploitation of three girlsRead: Appeal for 27-year-old man missing from Dublin Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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