Woman (58) arrested in relation to money laundering offences
GARDAI attached to the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) arrested a female (58) on Thursday morning, February 3, for money laundering offences as part of Operation Skein.
According to a Garda statement issued, the female is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Clondalkin Garda Station.
A Garda spokesperson said: “Operation SKEIN is an investigation into international BEC/Invoice re-direct fraud being committed from Ireland, and the laundering of the proceeds through accounts here.
“It is estimated that this criminal organisation have stolen over €25 million worldwide in invoice redirect frauds/BEC frauds with the vast majority laundered through bank accounts in Ireland.”