Large quantity of wine and cigarettes seized by Revenue in Tralee

Croatian man has been questioned in connection with the seizure of 21,900 cigarettes and 12 litres of wine in Tralee at the weekend. Revenue logo A quantity of the cigarettes, branded L and M, MG and 777 were discovered when a car was stopped as part of an ongoing operation into the sale and distribution of unstamped tobacco products. A follow up search of a private house uncovered more cigarettes with a value of €11,500 representing a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €9,100. The Department of the Revenue Commissioners say a Croatian man in his 40s was questioned in connection with the seizure.