Criminal Assets Bureau raids Galway business

Galway Daily news Galway has among the lowest number of Criminal Assets Bureau targets in Ireland

The Criminal Assets Bureau has made multiple seizures during ten raids today at residential and business premises in Galway and Dublin.

Five residential locations and four businesses in Dublin were raised along with one business premise in Galway.

During the raids assets worth nearly €150,000 were seized by the CAB including a Fiat camper van valued at approximately €100,000, a VW Transporter worth €20,000, and a VW valued at €13,500.

Three and a half thousand pounds Sterling and a ladies Rolex watch were also among the items seized.

Along with material goods, the Criminal Assets Bureau also seized a number a number of documents and electronic devices which have been taken for analysis.

The raids were carried out with the support of local gardaí.

Two people were arrested during the raids by the local gardaí in connection with robbery and assault cases.

Chief Superintendent Patrick Clavin, Bureau Chief of the CAB, said that today’s raids are a significant step forward into an investigation of assets suspected of coming from criminal activity.