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#Organised Crime

# organised-crime - Saturday 7 November, 2020

€110,000 worth of cash and vehicle seized in Dublin

The cash and vehicle were seized after a search of a location in Coolock.

# organised-crime - Monday 21 September, 2020

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Two men arrested over thefts at retail premises in five counties

The thefts took place in Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, Meath and Kilkenny in recent weeks.

# organised-crime - Thursday 6 August, 2020

€3 million worth of suspected heroin seized and two men arrested in Dublin

Two men, aged 31 and 41, have been arrested and are currently being detained.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Cannabis worth over €2.2m seized during searches at properties in Belfast

Two men were arrested during the operation.

# organised-crime - Monday 6 July, 2020

Caravans, vehicles, and cash seized in Criminal Assets Bureau raid on 16 premises in Longford

Sixteen searches were carried out, including 12 residential premises, three commercial premises, and one professional premises.

# organised-crime - Monday 29 June, 2020

Gardaí seize half a million euro in organised crime crackdown in Dublin and Cavan

One man was arrested and is being held in Navan Garda Station.

# organised-crime - Monday 22 June, 2020

Six more people arrested and 11 bank accounts frozen by gardaí targeting organised crime

€40,000 in cash and four cars were also seized.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Car, jewellery, drugs and Dubai deeds seized as gardaí arrest 14 in major operation

Gardaí said the searches were conducted as part of Operation Coronation, “a central plank” of the plan targeting organised crime in Limerick.

# organised-crime - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Three arrested, firearm, cash and €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized during searches

The searches were carried out in Kilkenny and Waterford yesterday.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Handgun and sum of cash seized during searches of Limerick properties

Cash in euro and sterling, jewellery and mobile phones were seized during the operation.

# organised-crime - Monday 24 February, 2020

Herbal cannabis worth €220,000 seized in north Dublin raids

Two arrests were made following the searches on Friday.

# organised-crime - Thursday 30 January, 2020

CAB seizes Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and cash in north Dublin raid

The searches today formed part of an ongoing investigation into a local organised crime gang.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to obtain passport for organised crime gang

He is currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station.

# organised-crime - Friday 25 October, 2019

Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches

A man in his 60s has been arrested.

# organised-crime - Monday 15 July, 2019

'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'

Declan Brady was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years imprisonment by the Special Criminal Court.

# organised-crime - Monday 1 July, 2019

11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs

Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers

Charlie Flanagan urged the community to work with the gardaí to tackle crime during a visit to Coolock in north Dublin this morning.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Gardaí find handgun with fitted silencer in wooded area in Blanchardstown

The operation targeting organised criminal activity took place yesterday evening.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

€40,000 frozen in account after CAB raids in Dublin and Laois

Phones, electronic devices and documentation seized during the searches will be analysed by specialists in CAB.

# organised-crime - Thursday 11 April, 2019

CAB carries out raids on homes and solicitor's office in operation targeting international drug crime

Five homes and a solicitor’s office were searched during the operation.

# organised-crime - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Five men arrested over gangland activity in north Dublin

Gardaí have said that over 50 murder attempts have been foiled in recent years.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Man released without charge after cars, drugs and Harley Davidson motorcycle seized in major CAB searches in Limerick

The Criminal Assets Bureau called this morning’s search operation a “significant development”.

# organised-crime - Monday 21 January, 2019

Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula

Six have been charged after an almost year-long investigation, police said.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Gardaí seize cash and Viagra pills in raids targeting organised crime gang in border region

CAB said that a total of eight searches were carried out in Monaghan.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Two arrests after large amount of stolen car parts seized

The parts were recovered in Meath and Kildare, gardaí said.

# organised-crime - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Two men to appear in court over €1.7m cash seizure

Five people were arrested after searches in Wexford and Dublin yesterday.

# organised-crime - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Four men arrested after gardaí seize €1.2 million in cash

The operation was part of an investigation into organised crime.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Encrypted devices seized as gardaí carry out seven raids in Dublin city

A man was arrested and released without charge in relation to the seizure.

# organised-crime - Friday 14 September, 2018

Fifth person arrested in crackdown on organised crime gang

The gang is suspected of being involved in commercial burglaries nationwide.

# organised-crime - Monday 30 July, 2018

Two organised crime ‘foot soldiers’ jailed for ‘shambolic’ plan to murder man

Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne were sentenced to 12 years each.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Two arrests after gardaí spot shotgun being passed between vehicles

More than a million euro worth of drugs were discovered in follow-up searches.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Imitation firearm, cash and cars seized in searches by Criminal Assets Bureau

A number of searches were carried out in Wicklow and Dublin today.

# organised-crime - Friday 17 November, 2017

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

# organised-crime - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Two men to appear in court in connection with Tipperary organised crime

The men were arrested when gardaí searched a house in Cahir.

# organised-crime - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Four men in possession of jewellery arrested in Dublin after robbery in Westmeath

The four men are all from Dublin. One is in his 60s, one is in his 20s and two others are in their 30s.

# organised-crime - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Member of gang that trafficked 19 women into UK for prostitution jailed for four years Organised Crime This post contains videos

Member of gang that trafficked 19 women into UK for prostitution jailed for four years

The gang made in excess of £150,000 from the operation.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Man (22) arrested after stolen motorbike, gun and drugs seized in Blanchardstown raid

The man is currently being held at Finglas Garda Station.

# organised-crime - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Gardaí have prevented more than 30 gangland shootings since the feud erupted

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said in many of these circumstances offenders were found with weapons and wearing balaclavas.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million

The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.

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