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In custody Man (20s) arrested in connection to invoice redirect fraud and money laundering scheme

The man is currently detained at Irishtown Garda station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

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A man in his 20s has been arrested today in relation to an invoice redirect fraud and money laundering scheme. 

Gardaí from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau arrested the man earlier following a search in the Naas area of Co. Kildare.

The man is currently detained at Irishtown Garda station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

The arrest was made in relation to Operation SKEIN, an ongoing investigation into international BEC/Invoice re-direct fraud being committed from Ireland and the laundering of the proceeds through accounts here.

It's the 15th arrest made as part of the operation.

Investigations into the matter remain ongoing.

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