Two imitation firearms have been seized by gardaí in Dublin investigating fraud related Insurance Ghost Brokering activities.

Members of An Garda Síochána Special Investigations Unit carried out two searches yesterday in which a number of items were seized including smart phones, laptops, desktop computers, hard drives, an imitation pistol and an imitation assault rifle.

Gardaí say three bank accounts were also frozen.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is on going.