Revenue seize alcohol worth over €100,000 at Dublin Port

Revenue seize alcohol worth over €100,000 at Dublin Port

Today (15/03/2022), Revenue officers seized over 25,400 litres of beer following the search of a Romanian registered truck and trailer that had disembarked a ferry from Holyhead, Wales. The smuggled alcohol, branded ‘Perla’, had an estimated retail value of €101,300, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €47,400. 

The consignment was seized following routine profiling aimed at identifying alcohol products that may be diverted onto the market without payment of the tax and duties due. 

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the supply and sale of illicit alcohol products in the shadow economy. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 15/03/2022]

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