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Arrest: GNECB Investigation, Operation Triassic, 30th September 2021

Issue Date: 30/09/2021

Gardaí from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) arrested one male this morning, Thursday 30th September 2021, as part of Operation Triassic, a money laundering investigation into a West African Organised Crime Group (OCG).

Detectives from GNECB arrested the man, aged 26, this morning on suspicion of committing offences contrary to Section 72 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2006. He is suspected of assisting the OCG in the movement of illicit funds.

He is currently detained in Portlaoise Garda Station under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

Investigations are ongoing.