| 14.3°C Dublin

Cash recovered Man and woman arrested on suspicion of money laundering after €50k seized

Gardai added: “The male was subsequently charged with the offence of money laundering and will appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning."

Close

Some of the cash seized by gardai near Lucan (Photo: Garda.ie)

Some of the cash seized by gardai near Lucan (Photo: Garda.ie)

Some of the cash seized by gardai near Lucan (Photo: Garda.ie)

A man was due to appear before the courts this morning after he was arrested on suspicion of money-laundering. 

The man, who is aged 25 and a woman aged 33, were arrested after gardai intercepted a vehicle travelling on the N4 motorway at Lucan, Co Dublin yesterday.

Following a search of the vehicle, cash totalling approximately €50,000 was recovered and the man and woman were arrested on suspicion of involvement in money laundering.

Gardai said: “In the course of an intelligence led investigation targeting serious and organised crime, officers attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), supported by the Special Crime Task Force, intercepted a vehicle travelling on the N4 motorway at Lucan, Co Dublin.

“Following a search of the vehicle, cash totalling approximately €50,000 was recovered and one male, aged 25 and one female aged 33 were arrested on suspicion of involvement in an offence of Money Laundering, contrary to the provisions of section 7 of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act, 2010.

“Both suspects were detained pursuant to the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Lucan Garda station.”

Gardai added: “The male was subsequently charged with the offence of Money laundering and will appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning. The female was released without charge with a file being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions."

Sunday World Newsletter

Sign up for the latest news and updates

This field is required This field is required

Download the Sunday World app

Now download the free app for all the latest Sunday World News, Crime, Irish Showbiz and Sport. Available on Apple and Android devices


Top Videos





Privacy