Two arrested in Crumlin CAB raid

By Maurice Garvey

TWO men have been arrested and detained for money laundering offences following a search operation conducted in Crumlin this morning by Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB).

The operation involved the search of a single, heavily fortified compound.

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Motorcycles seized (Image: An Garda siochana)

Among the items seized this morning were ten motorcycles, including BMW and Harley Davidson, a BMW car, a Ford Ranger jeep, a Volkswagen Scirocco and €4,000 in cash.

CAB carried out the search operation in conjunction with Crumlin District personnel and supported by the Emergency Response Unit (ERU), Air Support Unit, Armed Support Unit and the Customs Dog Unit.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Today’s search operation targeted a criminal grouping aligned to a number of Organised Crime Groups involved in drug trafficking and organised criminality nationally. Today marks a significant development in an ongoing money laundering and proceeds of crime investigation.”

Prior to today’s search, the investigation resulted in the seizure of €125,417 in cash, £7,600 sterling in cash and $674 dollars in cash.

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BMW seized (Image: An Garda siochana)

The operation is part of an ongoing investigation being conducted by CAB and the Crumlin District Detective Unit.

The two males arrested and detained for money laundering offences during the operation, are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Garda stations within the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

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