Gardai swoop on Laois and Dublin premises in CAB operation
A Laois professional premises has been raided this Wednesday May 15 as part of a Garda operation to crack a drugs gang.
The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) conducted a search operation in Dublin and Laois this morning.
Gardaí have confirmed that this search operation is "a significant development in an on-going operation targeting an organised crime gang involved in the cultivation, sale and supply of controlled drugs".
The searches consisted of two homes in Dublin 15 and Dublin 6, and two professional premises located in Dublin 2 and in Laois.
Gardaí siezed documentation, phones and electronic devices which will be analysed by specialist CAB Analysts.
Approximately €40,000 has been frozen in an account in a financial institution pursuant to Section 17 of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act, 2010.
All searches were conducted by CAB personnel supported by the Emergency Response Unit, local Gardaí and officers from the Garda National Immigration Bureau.
Gardaí have also tweeted that no arrests were made in the operation.
CAB conducted a search operation in Dublin & Co. Laois this morning, 15th May, 2019. Documentation, phones and electronic devices were all seized. Approx €40,000 has been frozen in a financial institution pursuant to Section 17 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2010. No arrests. pic.twitter.com/iEVLdxoedK— Garda Info (@gardainfo) May 15, 2019
They say that CAB is investigating the beneficial ownership of a home in South Tipperary and another home in North Cork.