Gardaí arrest two men and seize almost €830,000 in cash in Kildare

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Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter


Gardaí arrested two men and seized a quantity of cash in an operation in Naas, Co. Kildare on Saturday.

The men were arrested under the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.

As part of a planned operation targeting organised crime Gardaí from the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau arrested two men in Naas.  A quantity of cash was seized during the course of the arrest totalling €829,265.  The two men, one in his 30s and the other in his 40s were detained at Naas Garda Station under Section 4 of the criminal Justice Act 1984.  They have since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Follow up searches took place in Sligo, Lucan and Kildare during the course of which Gardaí seized a car valued €50,000.