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From TheJournal.ie Holly the Revenue's dog sniffs out thousands in cash at Dublin Port Cash

Holly the Revenue's dog sniffs out thousands in cash at Dublin Port

Revenue were granted an order to keep the cash for three months in order to investigate further.

From TheJournal.ie Roll-your-own tobacco imported from China seized in north Dublin Revenue

Roll-your-own tobacco imported from China seized in north Dublin

The tobacco was being packaged in well-known roll-your-own branding in what Revenue has described as a ‘cottage industry’.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Revenue seizes €100,000 of tobacco purporting to be Chinese tea Tea-bacco

PICS: Revenue seizes €100,000 of tobacco purporting to be Chinese tea

The tobacco was discovered when customs officers intercepted a van at a location in Dublin on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year Counterfeit

Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there are no proposals to increase penalties for the crime.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation Black Market

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation

Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.

From TheJournal.ie American officials in Brussels tell HQ: 'The British are watering our whiskey' Whiskeyleaks

American officials in Brussels tell HQ: 'The British are watering our whiskey'

The things you find in Wikileaks…

From TheJournal.ie Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport Drugs

Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport

In three separate seizures, large quantities of cocaine and Methamphetamine were seized and two people were arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue to give seized vehicles to gardaí Good Idea

Revenue to give seized vehicles to gardaí

The directive was signed by the Revenue Commissioner late last month.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland an 'easy target' for international smugglers Smoking

Ireland an 'easy target' for international smugglers

Of the 55 people prosecuted for smuggling offences last year, 18 had addresses outside of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Operation against fuel laundering launched Gardaí

Operation against fuel laundering launched

Nineteen searches were carried out at premises associated with a known criminal gang.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat labelled 'beef' sent to Czech Republic from Ireland Horsemeat

Horsemeat labelled 'beef' sent to Czech Republic from Ireland

Operations have been suspended at the plant, which is under investigation by the Agriculture Department’s Special Investigation Unit.

From TheJournal.ie €35,000 in cash seized from men at Dublin Airport Customs

€35,000 in cash seized from men at Dublin Airport

Separately, two Latvian men have appeared in court

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after record seizure of cocaine at Kerry airport Cocaine

Man arrested after record seizure of cocaine at Kerry airport

The cocaine was found in the lining of the man’s rucksack by Revenue’s Customs Service.

From TheJournal.ie ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts Theft

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts

The association said there is a need for a change in the tagging system as well as a comprehensive database like that for cattle.

From TheJournal.ie Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seize over €23,000 in cash at Dublin Airport Cash

Revenue seize over €23,000 in cash at Dublin Airport

Revenue’s sniffer dog, Carby, gave an indication and the cash was discovered concealed in a woman’s carry-on bag.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seize €40,000 in cash at Dublin Airport Seizure

Revenue seize €40,000 in cash at Dublin Airport

Two men were stopped and searched as part of an intelligence-led operation.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal medicines worth €375,000 seized in Ireland as part of global operation Medicines

Illegal medicines worth €375,000 seized in Ireland as part of global operation

The seizure included more than 120,000 tablets and capsules.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested after discovery of oil laundering plants Laundering

Two arrested after discovery of oil laundering plants

The plants had a combined capacity to launder 20 million litres of fuel a year.

From TheJournal.ie 7.6 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port Seized

7.6 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes, of brands which are not otherwise sold in Ireland, were stored in a shipment described as ‘furniture’.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly four million cigarettes seized by Revenue Seizure

Nearly four million cigarettes seized by Revenue

Two separate operations have yielded a seizure of nearly four million cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie Customs officers uncover oil laundering plant in Monaghan Revenue

Customs officers uncover oil laundering plant in Monaghan

Eight tonnes of toxic sludge was recovered at the plant in Clontibret, which Revenue says cost the exchequer about €1m a year.

From TheJournal.ie Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants Monkey Business
From TheJournal.ie Two Irish nationals arrested over Spanish navy drug seizure Drugs

Two Irish nationals arrested over Spanish navy drug seizure

Around 500kgs of cannabis resin were discovered on a yacht yesterday afternoon by Spanish authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Men sentenced to jail for evading duty on cigarettes Court

Men sentenced to jail for evading duty on cigarettes

The two men appeared in court after Revenue seized 103,000 cigarettes at Rosslare Europort earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Half a tonne of crystal meth, heroin seized in Australia Australia

Half a tonne of crystal meth, heroin seized in Australia

Drugs worth an estimated half a billion Australian dollars were seized in Sydney.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin Drugs

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin

The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.

From TheJournal.ie 7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port Customs

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes were found as part of a routine search of a shipment which had arrived from Belgium.

From TheJournal.ie 700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers Revenue This post contains images

700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers

The cigarettes, which were seized in three separate operations this week, had an estimated retail value of over €315,000.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection Drugs

Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection

The cigarettes were detected at Portlaoise Mail Centre, leading to the discovery of 40,000 ecstasy tablets.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested as Revenue seize €450k of heroin at Dublin Airport Seizure

Man arrested as Revenue seize €450k of heroin at Dublin Airport

The drugs were found concealed in a tailored suitcase being carried by a man on a flight from Dubai.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over €330k drug seizure at Dublin Port Drugs

Man arrested over €330k drug seizure at Dublin Port

Herbal cannabis and cocaine were found concealed in a trailer at Dublin Port today.

From TheJournal.ie What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize? Seized Stuff

What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?

We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over Dublin €1m drugs seizure Seizure

Two arrested over Dublin €1m drugs seizure

Herbal cannabis and 10,000 tablets suspected of being a controlled substance were seized at a house at Rathcoole, Co Dublin, yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Customs seize 54,000 cigarettes in Fermoy Seizure

Customs seize 54,000 cigarettes in Fermoy

A man in his 60s has been questioned in relation to the seizure.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure Customs

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure

Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €355,000 seized at Rosslare port Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €355,000 seized at Rosslare port

A man was arrested after the 59kg shipment was discovered inside a car arriving from France.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering Fuel Laundering

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering

Representatives from the Revenue, the Dept of Environment and farm and retail groups will be at today’s meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness Alcohol

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.