Dáil Éireann - Volume 661 - 24 September, 2008
Written Answers. - Contraband Seizures.
Deputy Róisín Shortall Deputy Róisín Shortall
Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Finance the number of contraband cigarettes seized by the Customs and Excise Service on Saturday 11 March 2006 at a location (details supplied) in Dublin 11. [30741/08]
Deputy Brian Lenihan Deputy Brian Lenihan
Deputy Brian Lenihan: I am advised by the Revenue Commissioners that there is no record of a seizure of contraband cigarettes by Customs & Excise Officers on Saturday 11 March 2006 at the particular location referred to in the question.
However, Revenue records show that on Saturday 4 March 2006 a quantity (920) of cigarettes was seized on foot of a search warrant at a lock up premises in the area referred to in the question. The individual referred to was a lessee of the premises and was interviewed in connection with the seizure.
Dáil Éireann 661 Written Answers. Contraband Seizures.