Monday 23 October 2017

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.

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