Two Arrested In Dublin As Part Of €3 Million Money Laundering Operation


Two people have been arrested by gardai and 14 false IDs seized in Dublin in a multi-million euro international money laundering investigation.

The investigation is targeting an organised crime gang who have used false bank accounts in Ireland and Finland over the past year to launder €3 million.

Officers from the Economic Crime Bureau searched a premises in Dublin 8 and then another property in Drumcondra. It’s reported that they found 14 false IDs and seized a number of electronic devices.

Two Romanian nationals aged 21 and 31 were arrested and are now being held at Kevin Street Garda Station.

It brings the total numbers of arrests to 11 in Ireland along with a further three arrests in Finland.

Gardai say they are continuing to liaise with the banks here, as well as Europol and Eurojust and their investigation is continuing.