Gardai seize €100,000 in cash from two cars on Naas Road

By Aideen O'Flaherty

GARDAÍ seized over €100,000 in cash from the occupants of two vehicles on the Naas Road on Tuesday, who are currently being detained in three local garda stations.

The two vehicles were intercepted by officers attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and supported by a Special Crime Task Force, in the course of an ongoing intelligence-led investigation targeting serious and organised crime.

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GARDAÍ seized over €100,000 in cash

A substantial amount of cash was recovered and one male, aged 41, and two females, aged 38 and 29, were arrested on suspicion of their involvement in an offence of money laundering.

The three arrested persons were taken to Clondalkin, Ballyfermot and Ronanstown Garda stations where they remain detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

According to gardaí, investigating officers have undertaken a number of related searches in the Dublin area and a further quantity of cash has been recovered.

The total value of cash seized in this operation is estimated to be in excess of €100,000, subject to counting following forensic examination.

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