Cigarettes Seized In Dublin Raids

Operation Hawkeye has led to thousands of cigarettes being uncovered in premises across Dublin.

Customs and Gardai based at Store Street in Dublin carried out a series of coordinated searches around the city and the operation targeted individuals engaged in the supply and sale of contraband cigarettes.

More than 200,000 cigarettes and almost 90kgs of roll-your-own tobacco were uncovered in one of the premises alone during the search.

Computer equipment and documentation will be examined after Customs officers also removed them during the search.

A number of people are helping with enquiries and files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.


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