The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) conducted a search operation in counties Dublin and Meath yesterday morning, Monday 13th March 2023.

The search operation was conducted by Bureau Officers and supported by the Garda Emergency Response Unit, Garda Mounted Unit, Garda Dog Unit, Garda Stolen Motor Vehicle Investigation Unit (SMVIU), Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) and Garda personnel from the Dublin Region.

Searches were conducted at 13 separate sites across counties Meath and Dublin resulting in the seizure of the following:

• €187,000 cash• A Rolex watch• A Hublot watch• A large quantity of unstamped tobacco with an estimated value of €500,000• Documentation and electronic devices

These searches were conducted as part of an ongoing proceeds of crime investigation targeting assets, including properties deriving in whole or in part from the proceeds of criminal activity. Investigations are ongoing.