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#Smuggling

From TheJournal.ie Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes Smuggled

Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes

Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry On The Move

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Ollie sniffs out €60k of cocaine at Shannon Airport, two men arrested Ruff Justice

Ollie sniffs out €60k of cocaine at Shannon Airport, two men arrested

The pair had ingested over 100 pellets containing the drug.

From TheJournal.ie Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers Black Market

Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers

Retailers are calling on the government to step up their fight against smugglers.

From TheJournal.ie Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling Revenue

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling Smoking

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

This cat just got caught smuggling cannabis into a prison

He’s in for it now!

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding Mccollum Connolly

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.

From TheJournal.ie Court presses Peru two for details of gang members Peru

Court presses Peru two for details of gang members

Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.

From TheJournal.ie Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months Michaella McCollum Connolly

Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent Smuggling

Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent

15 million cigarettes have been seized in the first half of this year, compared with 95 million last year.

From TheJournal.ie Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700 Mccollum Connolly

Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700

Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.

From TheJournal.ie Favourite in Australian election wants to buy Indonesian "smuggler boats" Immigration

Favourite in Australian election wants to buy Indonesian "smuggler boats"

Tony Abbott wants Australia to pay “wardens” in Indonesian villages as well as bounty payments to curb immigration into Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers Spain

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers

IDs, stamps, a gun and passports were among the items found by the alleged gang.

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 Lorry driver jailed for driving cannabis truck from Greece 'destined for NI' Smuggling

Lorry driver jailed for driving cannabis truck from Greece 'destined for NI'

The 38-year-old lorry driver from Tyrone was sentenced to 14 years in jail today after being caught with a large amount of cannabis in his truck.

From TheJournal.ie Retailers fuming over illegal cigarette trade Smuggling

Retailers fuming over illegal cigarette trade

Up to 100 retailers are to meet tomorrow evening on the issues of cigarette smuggling and illegal cigarette selling in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink At Risk

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at Dublin Airport after ingesting 77 pellets of cocaine Drugs

Man arrested at Dublin Airport after ingesting 77 pellets of cocaine

Revenue said separate discoveries of drugs and cigarettes this week would have been worth about €65,000.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in 'designer drugs' poses serious health risk: UN report Drugs

Rise in 'designer drugs' poses serious health risk: UN report

The report from the International Narcotics Control Board said Europe alone almost one new substance is appearing every week.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair stewards detained at Liverpool airport over cigarette 'smuggling' Smuggling

Ryanair stewards detained at Liverpool airport over cigarette 'smuggling'

Two airline stewards were off-duty when they were detained by authorities over alleged smuggling of cigarettes from the Canary Islands.

From TheJournal.ie International 'car smuggling mastermind' arrested Smuggling

International 'car smuggling mastermind' arrested

Interpol says coordinated investigation into theft of sports cars worth around €6m involved 14 member states.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the price of cigarettes be increased? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the price of cigarettes be increased?

The Health Minister James Reilly wants to increase the price of 20 cigarettes by around €6 in the next six years. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs Smuggling

Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs

Seizures were made in three separate operations today by the Revenue’s Customs Service.

From TheJournal.ie Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair Smuggling

Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair

US border protection agents noticed something strange about the wheelchair cushion…

From TheJournal.ie Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007 Revenue

Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007

Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.

From TheJournal.ie China to reinvestigate 'human flesh capsule' claims Capsules

China to reinvestigate 'human flesh capsule' claims

South Korean officials said yesterday that they intercepted the smuggling of capsules containing the flesh of deceased infants.

From TheJournal.ie 'Powdered human flesh' capsules seized in South Korea Smuggling

'Powdered human flesh' capsules seized in South Korea

Customs officers intercepted smuggled capsules from China which they say contained human flesh.

From TheJournal.ie Customs seize 3.5 million cigarettes in Rosslare Cigarettes

Customs seize 3.5 million cigarettes in Rosslare

The “L&M” brand cigarettes, seized at Rosslare, had a reported retail value of €1.4 million.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State Seizure

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State

The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 38 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port Smuggling

38 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port

Revenue officials say the illegal cigarettes had a retail value of €14.7 million.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarette smuggling: Dublin tops table for convictions Cigarettes

Cigarette smuggling: Dublin tops table for convictions

The average fine for cigarette smuggling last year was less than €2,000, according to Revenue figures.

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 More than 125,000 cigarettes seized in Cork Cigarettes

More than 125,000 cigarettes seized in Cork

The cigarettes and tobacco seized in a series of raids were worth more than €80,000.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-smuggling lobby to brief Oireachtas Committee on illegal cigarette trade Cigarettes

Anti-smuggling lobby to brief Oireachtas Committee on illegal cigarette trade

Over 109 million illegal cigarettes with a retail value of €45.9m were seized by Revenue Customs officials last year.

From TheJournal.ie Over 26,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin airport Illegal Cigarettes

Over 26,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin airport

Customs believe that the three people who were said to be carrying the cigarettes are part of an Eastern European cigarette smuggling gang.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks' Smuggling

Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'

The seizure, with an estimated street value of nearly €4 million, was made at a premises in Co Monaghan over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled Smoking

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…