This operation is part of an international investigation into the smuggling of cigarettes.
Gardai from the Criminal Assets Bureau carried out a number of searches of premises in the Louth, Meath and Cork areas today, Tuesday July 7th 2009.
During the course of this operation documentation was seized.
This operation is part of an international investigation into the smuggling of cigarettes and is a Multi Agency Cross Border investigation in conjunction with HM Revenue & Customs and the PSNI.
For further information please contact HM Revenue & Customs Press Office 028 9056 2718
Garda Press Office
14.35hrs 7th July 2009.