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#Organised Crime

# organised-crime - Friday 17 November, 2017

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

# organised-crime - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Two men to appear in court in connection with Tipperary organised crime

The men were arrested when gardaí searched a house in Cahir.

# organised-crime - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Four men in possession of jewellery arrested in Dublin after robbery in Westmeath

The four men are all from Dublin. One is in his 60s, one is in his 20s and two others are in their 30s.

# organised-crime - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Member of gang that trafficked 19 women into UK for prostitution jailed for four years Organised Crime This post contains videos

Member of gang that trafficked 19 women into UK for prostitution jailed for four years

The gang made in excess of £150,000 from the operation.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Man (22) arrested after stolen motorbike, gun and drugs seized in Blanchardstown raid

The man is currently being held at Finglas Garda Station.

# organised-crime - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Gardaí have prevented more than 30 gangland shootings since the feud erupted

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said in many of these circumstances offenders were found with weapons and wearing balaclavas.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million

The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.

# organised-crime - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate

Members of the syndicate have also been charged with robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy and firearms offences.

# organised-crime - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown West Dublin This post contains images

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

# organised-crime - Monday 15 May, 2017

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Man in his 20s arrested as part of crackdown on organised crime

The man was arrested in Gorey on Sunday.

# organised-crime - Monday 1 May, 2017

Two arrests as €50k worth of stolen industrial and gardening tools seized at Dublin port

Irish men aged 38 and 29 were arrested as part of Operation Thor.

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex

Heroin and cocaine were being cut in the same location.

# organised-crime - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Cannabis worth €500,000 seized outside shopping centre in Kildare

Two men were arrested at the scene.

# organised-crime - Monday 3 April, 2017

Convicted murderer Wayne Dundon appeals his life sentence for the shooting of Roy Collins

Dundon and Killeen had been handed mandatory life sentences for the murder of the businessman.

# organised-crime - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Man charged after cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane

Ammunition and component parts of firearms were also found.

# organised-crime - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Gardaí seize drugs worth €285,000 and €100,000 in cash in Meath

Heroin, crack cocaine and a submachine gun were found during searches today and yesterday.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

# organised-crime - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

# organised-crime - Friday 30 December, 2016

Two men arrested in Dublin 7 drugs seizure

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €83,000 was seized by Gardaí.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick

The searches were conducted at seven private residences and four premises in the Limerick area.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang

Some 46 cars were seized when 20 premises were raided this morning.

Gardaí raid 20 properties across Dublin in major gangland crackdown

Gardaí say that the raids are ongoing.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch

The operation is supported by other law enforcement agencies including Spain’s La Guardia Civil.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Gardaí seize almost €200,000 in cash as part of investigation into organised crime in Meath

Gardaí hope the operation will disrupt criminal networks engaged in money laundering arising from criminal activity.

# organised-crime - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Man charged over investigation into organised crime

He was arrested during an intelligence-led operation targeting criminals.

# organised-crime - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Man arrested after scaling wall at Buckingham Palace

He managed to stay on the grounds for seven minutes before being arrested.

# organised-crime - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs

The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown

Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday

The woman, charged with having €68,000 in criminal proceeds, has been denied her passport.

# organised-crime - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity

Suspicious activity was reported in the Limekiln Lane area of Dublin.

# organised-crime - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office

Police were then later involved in a shootout with the suspected assailants.

# organised-crime - Monday 21 December, 2015

New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs

A new interagency task force is being set up to tackle the threat posed by gangs exploiting the border between north and south.

# organised-crime - Sunday 27 September, 2015

€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime

Two cars and houses were searched as part of the investigation.

# organised-crime - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it's too late

Some rickshaw owners in the capital are bringing in €15,000 a week in untaxed income, and organised crime is beginning to take note writes Derek Keating.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# organised-crime - Friday 12 June, 2015

Three in court after €1 million worth of cannabis found hidden with soap

The men are due before the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# organised-crime - Friday 13 March, 2015

Seven armed men arrested after Gardaí stop van

The men’s ages ranged from early twenties to mid fifties.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin

A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.

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