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Operation SKEIN Man (30s) arrested and charged over money laundering offences in Waterford

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Gorey District Court, this morning, Sunday May 1, 2022 at 11:30am

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A man has been arrested and charged over money laundering offences in Waterford.

The suspect, who is in his 30s, was nabbed by local gardaí with assistance from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

The arrest was made as part of Operation SKEIN, a probe into international BEC/Invoice re-direct fraud being committed from Ireland, and the laundering of the proceeds through accounts here.

A garda spokesperson revealed: "The male was arrested for offences contrary to Section 72 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2006. He was detained under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007, at Waterford Garda Station, where he has since been charged.

"The man is due to appear before a special sitting of Gorey District Court, this morning, Sunday May 1, 2022 at 11:30am."

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