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Cash and designer bags seized after 24 raids in Dublin and Meath

Eleven professional properties and 11 residential properties were among those searched.

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cash, designer bags, and documents after 24 searches across counties Meath and Dublin. 

With 72 Criminal Assets Bureau and Garda personnel involved in the searches, a total of 24 searches were conducted, which included 11 residential properties, one office and one business premises and 11 professional premises.

Among the items seized was €35,000 in cash, a 162 Hyundai Tucson, three high-value watches (Rolex and Chopard), designer handbags, electronic storage devices, and documentation in relation to financial and property transactions.

In addition to these, over €310,000 was restrained in financial accounts.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) with the assistance of the Garda National Immigration Bureau, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Customs Revenue Dog Unit conducted the search operations this morning.

Gardaí said that CAB investigation is focussed on the assets of an international Organised Criminal Group (OCG) involved in the cultivation, sale and supply of controlled drugs through a network of cannabis grow houses, and the subsequent laundering of the proceeds of their criminal conduct.

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