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CAB seizes car, Rolex watch and financial documents during searches in 3 counties

The searches were carried out in Limerick, Cork and Waterford.

The Audi Q7 SUV seized during today's searches
The Audi Q7 SUV seized during today's searches
Image: An Garda Síochána

THE CRIMINAL ASSETS Bureau (CAB) has seized a car, financial documents and electronic storage devices during searches in Limerick, Cork and Waterford. 

As a result of ongoing investigations and information developed from local divisional criminal assets profiler, CAB and the Garda Armed Support Unit conducted a search operation today. 

This operation was targeting the assets and activities of an individual involved in the provision of building services and unlicenced security services to the construction industry. 

A total of nine searches were conducted across Limerick, Cork and Waterford. 

The searches included four residential premises, one business premises and three professional premises (accountants, architects and a motor dealership). 

During the searches, CAB seized a Rolex watch, electronic storage devices, paperwork relating to businesses and financial documents. 

A 181-registered Audi Q7 SUV was also seized. 

Today’s searches were part of one of a number of ongoing CAB investigations relating to the extortion of monies for the provision of building services and unlicenced security services. 

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