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Monday 24 October 2016

Man (39) arrested as €200k in cash seized by gardai during vehicle search

Published 28/08/2016 | 10:00

The seizure of cash Photo: Garda Press Office
The seizure of cash Photo: Garda Press Office

AN estimated €200,000 of cash has been seized by gardai attached to the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

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At around 1pm yesterday gardai, assisted by members of the newly formed Special Crime Task Force, stopped a vehicle near the Fonthill road in Dublin 22.

The significant amount of cash was discovered concealed inside the vechicle.

A 39-year-old man, who was arrested at the scene, was taken to Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He has since been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

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