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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.

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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED two men and seized cash on raids in premises in Rathkeale, Limerick.

Gardaí from the Criminal Assets Bureau, assisted by local Garda Units, carried out a number of searches on foot of search warrants today in relation to a CAB investigation, Operation Oakleaf, into an organised crime gang in the town.

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

CAB Officers seized a “significant amount” of cash as well as a large volume of documents and other evidence related to assets. This evidence will be further examined by specialist Bureau Officers.

The CAB investigation relates to suspected criminal activity by an organised crime gang in Ireland, the UK and Europe.

During the course of the searches in homes in Rathkeale two men were arrested by local Gardai for minor public order offences.

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