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# Frozen Assets

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€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.
Irish government to return €5.5m in funds misappropriated by former Nigerian leader
The government said the funds were frozen in a Dublin-based bank account.
'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland
Trump last week expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark.
Irish banks have frozen Al-Qaeda assets of over €1 million
Money from Iran, Syria, Somalia and North Korea has also been frozen by Irish banks.
Dublin court unfreezes €100 million worth of Russian tycoon's assets after five year battle
Judge Timothy Lucey also warned gardaí to be careful about what they put in their applications as people had been murdered for political reasons.
Fitch downgrades Russia rating as EU adds sanctions to 12 more people
The agency says investors will be reluctant to lend to Russia during the current crisis.
Over €1 billion being flown to Libya in cash after UN release assets
The UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee had frozen Libyan assets after civil war broke out in mid-February 2011.