Lucan man arrested as part of garda investigation into ‘ghost brokers’

Lucan man arrested as part of garda investigation into ‘ghost brokers’

A Lucan man was arrested by Gardai as part of a gardai investigation into insurance ‘ghost brokers’.

Gardai from the special investigation unit DMR traffic conducted numerous searches yesterday morning (Wednesday), during which they seized high value watches, five motor vehicles, an imitation firearm and a small quantity of drugs.

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Some of the possessions seized by gardai during the searches

Six bank accounts holding over €200,000 were also frozen.

DMR traffic gardai were by the Criminal Assets Bureau and Cyber Crime Unit.

A Garda spokesperson said: “A male (mid 30s) was arrested after a search of a house in Lucan and he is currently detained under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Ronanstown Garda Station.”

Gardai said that further searches are currently being undertaken.