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# Criminal Assets

Last year
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.
All time
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.
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.
Criminal Assets Bureau boss says 'mini-CAB' units across Ireland will 'dilute' the strength of the agency
Clavin also said that profilers have been told to target man caves in people’s gardens.
Watches, mobile phones and €28,000 in cash all seized by gardaí
The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carried out searches at seven sites.
Criminals never know they are being investigated by the Criminal Assets Bureau, says agency boss
“They wouldn’t know [and] the financial institution would be forbidden to tell them.”
Man released without charge after cars, drugs and Harley Davidson motorcycle seized in major CAB searches in Limerick
The Criminal Assets Bureau called this morning’s search operation a “significant development”.
Criminal Assets Bureau returned over €3.8 million to the State last year
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said over €1.4 million returned under proceeds of crime laws.
Luxury car, drugs and electronics seized in crackdown on west Dublin gang
No arrests were made during the operation today.
Wife of convicted 'drug baron' fails in bid to recover share in €53k BMW
The car was set on fire by two men who broke into a garda compound in 2009.
John Gilligan's prized Jessbrook estate sold by CAB
No price or purchaser has been revealed.
EU directive will make it easier to freeze and confiscate criminals’ assets
The directive will enable authorities in countries across Europe to confiscate assets even if the suspect or accused person is ill or has left the region.
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.
Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years
Revenue data shows that courts have seized €4.85m in criminals’ cash since 2005, while officers have seized €8.9m in that time.