The Criminal Assets Bureau has seized cash, laptops, phones, banking records and a high-end sports car in an operation targeting a Moldovan organised crime gang in Co Louth.
The search of a property in Drogheda was carried out by officers from CAB, who were assisted by the Garda Emergency Response Unit and the Revenue Customs Dog Unit.
A 171-registered white AMG Mercedes-Benz C200 Coupé was seized, along with €5,000 in cash.
Various electronic devices, including laptops and mobile phones, were also seized, along with documents and banking records.
CAB has also secured a court restraining order in respect of around €30,000 in a financial institution.
The Moldovan gang is suspected of being heavily involved in the sale and supply of illicit drugs.
The operation has been described as significant and is part of the investigation focused on property linked to the organised crime gang and purchased with the proceeds of crime.
Officers are looking at the purchase and extensive redevelopment of the residential property that was searched.
Today, 21.02.2020, CAB conducted searches in Co. Louth.— Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) (@criminalassets) February 21, 2020
The following seized:
Approx €5K cash
A white AMG Mercedes Benz C200 coupe, 171 registration
Various electronic devices incl. laptops & mobile phones
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