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Gardaí seize €110,000 in cash and one man arrested in Finglas search

Gardaí seized over €110,000 in cash in a search operation that took place in an operation in a residence in Finglas yesterday.

In a statement, Garda spokesperson said one person was also arrested during the operation which was carried by by multiple Garda units.

On April 1 2021, in the course of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime, personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) supported by the Garda Dog Unit conducted a search at an address in Finglas, Dublin. 

“In the course of this search, cash to a value of over €110,000 was located and seized, along with a cash counting machine, a vacuum packing machine, jewellery, watches and an encrypted phone.  

“In the course of the organised crime related operation, one man, age 73 years, was arrested on suspicion of involvement of participation in activates of a criminal organisation Contrary to Section 72 Criminal Justice Act 2006 as amended to enhance and facilitate money laundering.

“He is currently detained, pursuant to the provisions of Section 50 of Criminal Justice Act, 2007, at Finglas Garda Station,” the statement said.

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