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Man (50s) arrested on suspicion of money laundering and €8.5k seized in Dublin

He is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

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A MAN HAS been arrested on suspicion of money laundering and cash has been seized during a search operation in Tallaght, Dublin today.

The operation was led by gardaí from the M District drugs unit, assisted by local detectives, community policing and regular units supported by the Garda Armed Support Unit. 

During the course of the operation, a house was searched in the Castletymon area where gardaí seized €8,500 in cash, along with three mobile phones and a number of items of high value clothing. 

Following the search, a man aged in his 50s was arrested on suspicion of money laundering. 

He is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

The operation was carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected money laundering and follows the seizure of €49,000 cash in the Tallaght area on 31 August last. 

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