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117 prostitutes and 100 clients found in raid of brothel linked to Hell's Angels
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117 prostitutes and 100 clients found in raid of brothel linked to Hell's Angels

Apr 15th 2016, 9:05 AM 32,471 Views 17 Comments

Police confiscated €6.4 million in cash, cars and property, including 12 apartments and other premises.

Three biscuit tins full of cocaine were found by customs at Dublin Airport
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Three biscuit tins full of cocaine were found by customs at Dublin Airport

Apr 11th 2016, 5:58 PM 29,378 Views 53 Comments

A 39-year-old woman has been arrested.

18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life
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18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life

Jan 12th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,039 Views 22 Comments

The DSPCA said Ireland is the puppy farm capital of Europe.

Large amount of cocaine intercepted at Dublin Port
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Large amount of cocaine intercepted at Dublin Port

Dec 24th 2015, 3:09 PM 14,577 Views 15 Comments

A 51-year-old man has been arrested.

War on fake Christmas: Gardaí have found a massive counterfeit vodka plant
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War on fake Christmas: Gardaí have found a massive counterfeit vodka plant

Dec 2nd 2015, 5:17 PM 16,321 Views 46 Comments

It follows two large scale seizures of cigarettes and alcohol at the weekend.

60,000 bottles of counterfeit perfume destined for street markets seized
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60,000 bottles of counterfeit perfume destined for street markets seized

Nov 27th 2015, 2:59 PM 12,631 Views 27 Comments

The value of these goods could be in excess of €8 million.

Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?
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Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?

Sep 12th 2015, 10:00 PM 42,051 Views 105 Comments

One TD has called the situation “bizarre.”

Clever customs dog finds 8 million cigarettes hidden in window frames
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Clever customs dog finds 8 million cigarettes hidden in window frames

Aug 26th 2015, 2:04 PM 16,764 Views 30 Comments

The cigarettes were seized from a Latvian-registered truck at Dublin port.

This boot full of booze and smokes was seized after a car got off the boat from Wales
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This boot full of booze and smokes was seized after a car got off the boat from Wales

Aug 24th 2015, 2:17 PM 28,629 Views 28 Comments

It was one of three seizures made in the last week.

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
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Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...

Jun 11th 2015, 3:48 PM 19,075 Views 21 Comments

Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.

Australia tells Johnny Depp's dogs to "b***er off" or be euthanised
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Australia tells Johnny Depp's dogs to "b***er off" or be euthanised

May 14th 2015, 8:53 PM 22,412 Views 40 Comments

Depp brought them into the country without declaring them to quarantine officials.

X-ray scanner found cars, electronics and engines hidden in this truck
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X-ray scanner found cars, electronics and engines hidden in this truck

May 12th 2015, 2:24 PM 17,277 Views 11 Comments

The lorry at Dublin Port was destined for West Africa.

Customs seized 1,017 abortion pills last year
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Customs seized 1,017 abortion pills last year

Apr 22nd 2015, 7:15 AM 22,870 Views 98 Comments

Ruth Coppinger wants the State to stop confiscating the tablets.

It's been a BAD week for drug smugglers...
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It's been a BAD week for drug smugglers...

Mar 25th 2015, 1:39 PM 11,295 Views 34 Comments

More than €2.8 million in cocaine and ‘skunk’ cannabis has been seized across the island.

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port
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These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port

Feb 5th 2015, 9:20 PM 41,756 Views 59 Comments

The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.

Caught cold: 20,000 fake Frozen dolls seized in Dublin
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Caught cold: 20,000 fake Frozen dolls seized in Dublin

Dec 18th 2014, 4:55 PM 20,350 Views 57 Comments

They could hardly let THAT go…

Harvey, Frankie and Ben sniff out spirits, beer and cash in big Revenue haul
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Harvey, Frankie and Ben sniff out spirits, beer and cash in big Revenue haul

Dec 15th 2014, 5:49 PM 8,821 Views 12 Comments

A search operation was carried out over four counties.

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market
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Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market

Dec 8th 2014, 10:14 AM 6,834 Views 17 Comments

The cargo has a street value of around €68,300.

2,000 pairs of fake Nike runners seized in Cork
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2,000 pairs of fake Nike runners seized in Cork

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:26 PM 12,543 Views 53 Comments

The runners came from China and are believed to have been destined for the Christmas market in Ireland.

Stella sniffs out cannabis in package of 'food and spices'
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Stella sniffs out cannabis in package of 'food and spices'

Dec 1st 2014, 11:03 AM 10,139 Views 33 Comments

Good dog.

€378,000 worth of cocaine found hidden in sweets at Dublin Airport
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€378,000 worth of cocaine found hidden in sweets at Dublin Airport

Nov 8th 2014, 11:28 AM 15,762 Views 34 Comments

A 50-year-old Romanian national arriving from Abu Dhabi was arrested.

Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act
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Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act

Nov 5th 2014, 10:56 AM 27,737 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí will implement a plan to tackle it with Revenue.

Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year
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Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year

Nov 4th 2014, 11:49 AM 11,714 Views 66 Comments

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.

Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday
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Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday

Aug 21st 2014, 6:46 PM 17,282 Views 49 Comments

The 30-year-old appeared in court today after more than 16,000 cigarettes were found in his luggage.

Revenue dogs Casey, Meg and Holly sniff out illegal cigarettes and alcohol worth €20,000
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Revenue dogs Casey, Meg and Holly sniff out illegal cigarettes and alcohol worth €20,000

Jul 29th 2014, 5:56 PM 7,029 Views 8 Comments

Customs agents were helped in their pursuit by detection dogs, Casey, Meg and Holly.

Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets
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Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets

Jul 28th 2014, 9:28 PM 12,307 Views 20 Comments

Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.

Ralph strikes again: Customs dog sniffs out €500k worth of heroin, ecstasy & cannabis
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Ralph strikes again: Customs dog sniffs out €500k worth of heroin, ecstasy & cannabis

Jun 27th 2014, 11:47 AM 7,940 Views 37 Comments

They would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for that pesky mutt…

Plant stimulant and cigarettes seized in operations targeting tobacco black market
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Plant stimulant and cigarettes seized in operations targeting tobacco black market

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:58 PM 7,180 Views 16 Comments

The items seized today have a total value of around €50,000.

Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup
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Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup

May 12th 2014, 4:18 PM 8,639 Views 27 Comments

The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.

Elderly man caught with €200,000 cash taped to his genitals
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# Sticky Tape

Elderly man caught with €200,000 cash taped to his genitals

Apr 16th 2014, 9:07 AM 36,858 Views 52 Comments

The cash was discovered during a routine pat-down.

€30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport
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€30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport

Apr 9th 2014, 6:24 PM 32,853 Views 42 Comments

The man was about to board an early morning flight to Brussels when he was stopped.

Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork
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Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork

Mar 24th 2014, 11:13 PM 39,831 Views 64 Comments

Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.

Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport
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Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport

Mar 17th 2014, 6:01 PM 16,049 Views 20 Comments

Officers stopped and searched four men as they disembarked a flight from Wroclaw last night.

How safe are your children's toys?
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How safe are your children's toys?

Mar 10th 2014, 3:38 PM 13,515 Views 33 Comments

Over 20,000 toys were destroyed for being unsafe last year.

Revenue seize roll-your-own tobacco from Kerry house
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Revenue seize roll-your-own tobacco from Kerry house

Jan 22nd 2014, 5:31 PM 10,114 Views 22 Comments

Two men were questioned in connection with the discovery of the tobacco.

Revenue seize 22,000 cigarettes hidden in steel containers
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Revenue seize 22,000 cigarettes hidden in steel containers

Jan 14th 2014, 8:27 AM 7,740 Views 45 Comments

Two people were arrested and a number of mobile phones and tablets were seized in a follow-up search.

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling
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Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling

Jan 6th 2014, 4:20 PM 14,700 Views 0 Comments

More than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from the man’s luggage after he arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.

60,000 cigarettes seized by Customs officers in Cork
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60,000 cigarettes seized by Customs officers in Cork

Dec 14th 2013, 12:49 PM 7,148 Views 19 Comments

Cigarettes and a quantity of tobacco were found when a car was stopped by gardaí on the M8 this morning.

Customs have been busy this week, seizing tobacco, cocaine, cash and alcohol
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Customs have been busy this week, seizing tobacco, cocaine, cash and alcohol

Nov 29th 2013, 9:56 PM 8,095 Views 30 Comments

Some of the seizures include 1.1 million cigarettes, 3,500 litres of spirits and 49 pellets of cocaine.

Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford
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Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford

Nov 18th 2013, 6:31 PM 15,149 Views 41 Comments

The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.