CAB seize large cash sums, designer gear and electronic devices in massive Dublin stings

Designer handbags and clothing, large sums of cash and electronic devices were all seized during massive searches in properties in Dublin earlier this week.

These seizures were in relation to an investigation into an individual suspected to be involved with a network of Cannabis Grow Houses.

The Criminal Asset Bureau searched two properties in Dublin 1 and Dublin 15 on the morning of Wednesday, 14 July.

The searches were carried out with the help of the Garda National Immigration Bureau as well as officers from Store Street and Blanchardstown stations.

Sums of €16, 245 in cash and £3,280 in sterling cash were found by Gardaí.

Designer handbags and clothing were discovered from a range of expensive designer brands including – Mocler, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Hermes.

Designer gear seized by CAB

The CAB also found documentation in relation to financial and property transactions.

Three professional searches of Solicitors and Auctioneers were also carried out in County Meath and in the capital.

A spokesperson from the CAB said: “As a result of further enquiries, the Criminal Assets Bureau today, Friday, 16 July 2021, restrained funds totalling €238,000 in relation to this investigation.

CAB seized large amounts of cash in euro and sterling

“The CAB investigation is focused on the assets of an individual suspected to be involved in the cultivation, sale and supply of controlled drugs through a network of Cannabis Grow Houses.”

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