Arrest made as part of €4m investment fraud investigation
Gardaí have arrested a 49-year-old man following a search of a house in Co Leitrim this morning.
The arrest follows an ongoing investigation by the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation - assisted by the Criminal Assets Bureau - into a €4m investment fraud, and related money laundering.
As part of this investigation the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation has frozen a significant amount of monies held in various bank accounts.
The arrested man is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.