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02 Dec 2021

UPDATED: Eleven vehicles seized during CAB operation in county Tipperary

Man arrested for money laundering offences following CAB search in Longford last Friday


As part of an ongoing money laundering and proceeds of crime investigation the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) conducted a search of a motor dealership in county Tipperary this  morning (Thursday 21st October 21).

This operation is linked to a recent CAB search operation conducted at a motor dealership in Dublin 15 on Monday September 6  during the course of which 7 high value vehicles were seized and the subsequent seizure of a Jaguar I Pace vehicle valued at €80,000 on Tuesday September 28. 

The  search operationon Thursday morning involved the search of a Tipperary motor dealership by 24 Bureau Officers. 11 vehicles in total were seized and removed from the search site, 4 of which were detained for customs/VRT offences:
 
• 5 x Audi Q7
• 2 x Range Rover
• 2 x BMW X5
• Audi A4
• VW Passat
 
€11,000 in cash was also seized.
 
The Tipperary operation was conducted as part of an ongoing money laundering and proceeds of crime investigation targeting assets linked to a significant East European organised crime group operating within this jurisdiction.

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