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mob targeted CAB seize landcruiser, car and trailer as part of probe into crime gang

Gardai said this morning’s operation was part of an "investigation into assets acquired by an organised crime gang involved in criminality throughout the Eastern Region”.

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The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) has described a series of search operations carried out this morning in Wicklow and Dublin as a “significant” development in an ongoing investigation into organised crime in the Eastern region. 

Criminal Assets Bureau officers, backed up by the Regional Armed Support Unit, District Detective Unit personnel and the Customs Dog Unit seized a 201 Toyota Landcruiser, a 171 Nissan X-Trail and an Ifor Williams Trailer as they raided two locations in Co Wicklow and another in Dublin.

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Gardai said this morning’s operation was “a significant development in an ongoing Criminal Assets Bureau investigation into assets acquired by an organised crime gang involved in criminality throughout the Eastern Region”.

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“This operation, which involved the search of two locations in Wicklow, a business in Dublin and a professional search, targeted an organised crime group (OCG) involved in burglary, theft and the sale and supply of controlled drugs throughout the Eastern Region,” they added.


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