Three men have been arrested after €414,000 was seized in West Dublin.
Members of the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau intercepted two vehicles in the Blanchardstown area yesterday evening at around 6.30pm, during an operation targeting organised crime.
The cash was found during a search of the vehicles.
Three men, aged 38, 41 and 42, are currently detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station under section 50 of Criminal Justice Act, 2007, where they can be held for up to a week.
Gardaí from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau have seized €414,000 in cash and arrested three men in the course of an operation in the Blanchardstown area of Dublin targeting organised crime yesterday. pic.twitter.com/haaA4GAt7B
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) November 23, 2021
All three were arrested on suspicion of involvement in an offence of participating in the activities of a criminal organisation, to facilitate money laundering, relating to the suspected proceeds of drug trafficking, pursuant to the provisions of section 72 of Criminal Justice Act, 2006.