The Director of Public Prosecutions v Vadim Poianschi

Date

3 April 2020 

Venue

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court 

Judge

Her Honour Judge Melanie Greally 

Summary

Mr. Vadim Poianschi, with an address at Regimga, Matievivi 20, Moldova, pleaded guilty to the following offence under Section 119(1) Finance Act, 2001, as amended

  • Did deal with excisable products to wit, 10,560 cigarettes in respect of which any duty of excise is for the time being payable, with intend to defraud either directly or indirectly the State of such duty.

Outcome

On 3 April 2020, at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, Judge Greally sentenced Mr. Vadim Poianschi to 12 months imprisonment suspended for a period of 12 months, on his own bond of €100 to be of good behaviour for a period of 12 months.