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# Laundering

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€4.2 million of criminal proceeds returned to Exchequer as cryptocurrency seizures soar
The Criminal Assets Bureau seized €53 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2020.
Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals
On average, there are 1,600 cases of money muling reported by Irish banks each year.
Investigation after thousands of litres of fuel-laundering 'sludge' found on motorway
The ‘sludge’ material is believed to be the bv-product of illegal diesel laundering.
Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year
A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.
Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel
The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.
Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012
There were 25 convictions for serious tax evasion in 2012 according to figures released by Revenue this evening.
Two arrested after discovery of oil laundering plants
The plants had a combined capacity to launder 20 million litres of fuel a year.
British bank Standard Chartered rejects US claims of laundering Iran's money
US regulators have accused the bank of leaving the US financial system ‘vulnerable to terrorists’.
Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Co Monaghan
The plant was operating when gardaí searched the premises, and represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of around €7.5m per year.
What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?
We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.
Oil laundering plant discovered in Monaghan
Customs officers uncovered a sophisticated oil laundering plant in Glaslough, seizing about 40,000 litres of product last night.
In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan
Almost 40,000 litres of laundered fuel were found by customs officers and armed gardaí at the large plant in Castleblayney.
Underground oil laundering plant discovered in Monaghan
Plant had capacity to launder an estimated 10 million litres of fuel per year.
Diesel laudering plant found in Co Louth
The operation was disguising cheap industrial diesel as road fuel – with a cost of up to €4.5 million to the exchequer.
Man charged over tiger kidnapping
The 27-year-old is the first to be charged under new legislation to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.