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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Criminal Assets Bureau

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Criminal Assets Bureau
€187k in cash, €500k worth of tobacco and Rolex watch seized in 13 separate searches
The searches were conducted across Dublin and Meath yesterday.
Last month
February 2023
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and Louis Vuitton bags seized by CAB in Co Cavan raids
A total of €4,480 in cash was also seized and €115,000 was restrained in a bank account.
# Ross Browning
CAB to seize over €1 million in assets from man named in court as senior Kinahan gang member
The over €1 million of assets seized from Ross Browning include a complex containing a horse-riding arena, cars, jewellery and designer watches.
This year
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Man arrested after CAB seizes cash, luxury watches and designer handbags
Raid were carried out at 15 locations today.
Last year
# Courts
CAB seeks orders over assets allegedly acquired by Kinahan's top representative in Ireland
CAB alleges that in 2013 Browning purchased a 1.3-hectare site in Garristown for €120,000
# Courts
CAB argues that James 'Mago' Gately and partner shouldn't be granted free legal aid
Mr Justice Owens said he hoped to give his decision when CAB matters next come before the court.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Cash and high-end watches seized by CAB in Cork and Kerry raids
Gardaí said that 11 homes were searched during the raids.
# Helen McEntee
Justice Minister in favour of higher rate of tax for convicted drug dealers
While changes to the tax system for criminals is not presently being considered, Helen McEntee said the idea “wouldn’t be a bad thing”.
More than €5.4 million returned to six victims of crypto theft in 2021
The Criminal Assets Bureau 2021 annual report outlined the details of the fraud.
# Courts
Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property
The court heard that the Criminal Assets Bureau is still trying to serve papers on Daniel Kinahan, who remains in Dubai.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Over €22,000 and multiple luxury watches seized by CAB in search operations
Searches took place in South Dublin, West Dublin, Kildare and Laois this morning.
# Criminal Assets
Gardaí seize cash, Rolex and designer goods during search operation in Meath
The search was part of an investigation into the assets of an international organised criminal group.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Five residences and two business premises searched as part of CAB raid in Sligo
Over €85,000 “has been restrained” in financial accounts, a garda spokesperson said.
All time
# Frozen Assets
€4.2 million of criminal proceeds returned to Exchequer as cryptocurrency seizures soar
The Criminal Assets Bureau seized €53 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2020.
# Longford
Rolex watches, cars and a cherry picker seized in CAB raids across 12 locations
12 locations were searched in Co Longford this morning.
# Money Laundering
Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.
# Limerick
Gardaí seize diamond ring, watches, car and cash during search operation
The Criminal Assets Bureau is investigating the assets of people suspected to be involved in the sale and supply of drugs.
# Seized
Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids
The searches were carried out in Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wexford this morning.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Two arrested, cash and drugs seized as part of Criminal Assets Bureau investigation in the Midlands
Investigators also seized high value and designer goods from brands like Hublot, Rolex and Celine.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath
Ten locations in Duleek, Trim and Dublin were searched yesterday.
# Saggart
Gardaí seize vehicles and stolen goods in Co Dublin searches
Two women and a man were arrested in connection with the seisure.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Over €260,000 frozen in Irish bank accounts following CAB operation
The money frozen today comes from two separate investigations conducted by the Criminal Assets Bureau.
# Crumlin
Ten motorcycles, three cars and €4,000 seized in 'significant' CAB raid in Dublin
Gardaí said the operation targeted a “criminal grouping aligned to a number of organised crime groups”.
# Gardaí
Amateur football club in Dublin raided by CAB
The club was raided on Thursday.
# Drogheda Feud
'Significant outcome' in High Court for gardaí targeting organised crime in Louth
CAB is now the receiver for the sale of assets identified as connected to feud-related activity in Drogheda.
# proceeds of crime
The Criminal Assets Bureau has returned almost €10 million to the taxpayer since 2018
Over €5 million has come from Revenue investigations with CAB.
# Search
€66,000 cash and two encrypted phones seized by Criminal Assets Bureau in Dublin
The operation was described as a “significant development” in an ongoing investigation.
# Money Laundering
Over €1 million seized after significant CAB raids in Dublin and Wicklow
Seven people have been arrested for money laundering offences.
# Criminal Assets
Freezing of cryptocurrency used by criminals results in jump in CAB proceeds
The jump in frozen assets is due in the main to the granting of a freezing order over cryptocurrency to the value of €53 million.
# Crime
Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath
Gardaí helped CAB carry out the search operation today.
Criminal Assets Bureau: Court orders receivers over three luxury watches and two homes
Christopher Waldron (37) of Cabra is facing proceedings brought by CAB.
# cab raids
Three designer bags, four luxury watches and two cars seized in 'significant' Dublin raids
Four phones and a number of banking and financial documents were also seized.
# Louth
Mercedes Benz and €5,000 in cash seized in CAB investigation into Moldovan gang
Gardaí said that the investigation was focused on the ‘extensive redevelopment’ of a house.
# Drug dealing
Cars, designer bags and €22,500 in cash seized by CAB after searches in Cork and Tipperary
Gardaí said today’s search operation has dealt “a significant blow to the drug distribution network in Cork”.
# crime watch
CAB seizes Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and cash in north Dublin raid
The searches today formed part of an ongoing investigation into a local organised crime gang.
# Criminal Assets
Dawn raids by PSNI with garda support target £215 million money laundering ring
Six men and one woman were detained after 15 searches at locations across Northern Ireland yesterday and today.
# Seized
Cars, luxury watch and €4k in cash seized during CAB raids in Dublin and Kildare
No arrests have been made.
Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime'
The appeal comes amid an ongoing investigation by gardaí in Dublin and the Criminal Assets Bureau.
# Crimewatch
Cars, luxury watch and over €20k in cash seized during CAB raids in Dublin
No arrests have been made in relation to the seizures.
# Court of Appeal
Martin 'the Viper' Foley loses court appeal over €738,000 tax bill
The Criminal Assets Bureau welcomed today’s judgement.