No Age Barrier to Money Laudering? Ireland is Litierally in the Grip of a Drug Pandemic, and Organised Crime need People to Stash their Drug Monies?

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Man suspected of money laundering after €48,000
          in cash seized
One man has been arrested after €48,000 in cash was seized in Co Tipperary on Wednesday. File picture: Niall Carson

Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 – 20:15

One man has been arrested after €48,000 in cash was seized in Co Tipperary on Wednesday.

“Whilst on routine mobile patrol in Tipperary town, gardaí from the Tipperary Town Drugs Unit stopped a car on St Michael’s Avenue at around 7pm,” a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said. 

“Gardaí carried out a search of the car and discovered approximately €48,000 in cash. The driver of the car, a man aged in his 60s, was arrested on suspicion of money laundering,” they said.  He was brought to Tipperary Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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