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Three men charged after €414,000 in cash seized in anti-organised crime investigation

The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau intercepted and searched two vehicles yesterday evening.

The cash seized by gardaí
The cash seized by gardaí
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Updated Nov 23rd 2021, 8:31 PM

THREE MEN HAVE been charged over after gardaí seized €414,000 in cash in Blanchardstown, Dublin yesterday evening.

The seizure was made as part of an operation in West Dublin targeting organised crime.

Members of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) intercepted and searched two vehicles yesterday around 6.30pm, where the €414,000 in cash was discovered and seized.

Three men aged 38, 41 and 42 were arrested on suspicion of involvement in an offence of participating in the activities of a criminal organisation, to facilitate money laundering, relating to the suspected proceeds of drug trafficking.

They were detained under section 50 of Criminal Justice Act 2007 at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

The three men have now been charged in relation to the seizure.

They are due to appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow at 10.30am. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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With reporting by Hayley Halpin

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