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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Criminal Assets Bureau

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# jessbrook
The Criminal Assets Bureau says it's now ready to sell John Gilligan's former houses
A Supreme Court decision today paved the way for more sales.
# Show Me The Money
CAB returns just under €30 million to taxpayer in four years
Officers expected to have recovered millions in assets during 2016.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Computers and documents seized in 10 raids on Carlow crime group
The computers and documents seized will be examined in the coming days.
# call a cab
Criminal Assets Bureau returned €185,000 in dole overpayments to the State in 2015
The bureau has published its annual report for last year.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch
The operation is supported by other law enforcement agencies including Spain’s La Guardia Civil.
# the mini-CAB
Tough new laws will target drug dealers' cash and allow for closer electronic surveillance
The threshold for seizing cash from drug dealers is to be dramatically lowered, it’s planned.
# gangland violence
'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'
There are questions now about the effectiveness of measures introduced after the journalist was killed 20 years ago.
# South-east
Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown
Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Luxury cars and €30k in cash seized in crackdown targeting Kinahan cartel
The family home of Regency Hotel shooting victim David Byrne was also searched during the operation.
# Mini-CAB
'People are doing extremely well without any income': Call for mini-CAB to tackle smaller drug dealers
The past seven days have seen two high-profile gangland murders.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Here's how much money was seized from criminals last year
CAB released its 2013 Annual Report today.
# proceeds of crime
Two raids and four arrests as gardaí investigate money laundering in Cork
The two men and two women are being questioned in different stations around the city.
# Gardaí
Criminal gang crackdown continues in Waterford with four more arrests
A total of 12 people have now been arrested as part of the operation, with seven released without charge.
# crime gangs
Waterford crime raids targeted documents rather than guns or drugs
No arrests were made during yesterday’s operation which involved up to 100 gardaí.
# Bling
Criminal Assets Bureau to sell this Rolex watch on eBay
This is the second time CAB has sold a watch on eBay. The last one sold for €7,000.
# proceeds of crime
The Criminal Assets Bureau returned €7.2 million to the Exchequer in 2012
CAB has now collected nearly €300 million since its establishment in 1996.
# co leitrim
Man arrested over €4 million investment fraud investigation
The man was arrested after a house in Co Leitrim was searched this morning.
# loan sharks
Eleven arrests in Co. Clare as gardaí probe illegal money lending
The arrests in Kilrush include five males aged between 18-55 years and six females aged between 20-49 years.
# Crimewatch
The Criminal Assets Bureau has a really good rating on eBay
The agency sold a Rolex watch – that once belonged to a Limerick criminal – on the website last month.
# Tom McFeely
CAB searching former McFeely mansion after €200,000 cash discovery
The Priory Hall developer was ordered out of the house by NAMA in August last year and it was sold for around €3 million.
# Black Market
Four arrested as nine million cigarettes seized in Louth
The cigarettes had a retail value of €4.3 million and were uncovered when officials searched a truck and 4 x 4 at a service station near Castlebellingham.
# John Gilligan
Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k
The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.
High Court judge Mr Justice Kevin Feeney dies suddenly aged 61
He passed away while on holiday in Ballycotton, Co Cork.
# Ombudsman
Children's Ombudsman gains power to oversee 180 new state bodies
Legislation taking effect today gives Emily Logan the power to investigate the treatment of children by a slew of new agencies.
# Crime
Government gets €2.7 million in cash recouped from criminals
The Criminal Assets Bureau hands over €2.73 million to the state after court orders for over €25m of criminal proceeds.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added how Indiana Jones should have ended
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Fuel Laundering
Gang members have 25 bank accounts frozen
A massive operation examining the activities of a criminal gang got underway today.
# Operation Tie
Third man arrested over criminal investigation into Dublin car dealerships
So far two men have been charged as part of the garda investigation called ‘Operation Tie’.
# EU2013
Shatter to use presidency to lobby for CAB equivalents across EU
Alan Shatter is hoping to use Ireland’s term leading the Council of the EU to encourage a pan-continental network of criminal asset bureaux.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
PHOTOS: John Gilligan's equestrian centre to be sold by CAB
The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre in Kildare owned by former gang leader John Gilligan is to be sold – 16 years after it was first seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau.
# Flynn
Childers calls on Fianna Fáil to make complaint to Gardaí over Flynn payment
Labour MEP Nessa Childers has called on Fianna Fail to prove its commitment to fighting white-collar crime.
# Flynn
No information sought from Fianna Fáil over Flynn payment
A report at the weekend said that authorities could not investigate a corrupt payment made to the former minister because there had been no complaint about it.
# Corruption
Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair 'anti-corruption commission'
Charlie Flanagan has called for the setting-up of an anti-corruption commission in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal findings.
Criminal Assets Bureau takings now over €133million
The CAB handed more than €7million to the Exchequer last year, amid suggestions its methods could be rolled out across Europe.
# Fuel Laundering
Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe
Two other people remain in custody in connection with the significant seizure of laundered fuel yesterday.