Cash, Watches And Mobile Phones Seized During Searches In Dublin

Cash, Rolex watches, mobile phones and a drone have been seized during searches in Dublin.

The Criminal Assets Bureau carried out the searches in Rialto, Dún Laoghaire, Francis Street and other city centre locations on Wednesday, 10 January.

In total, nine searches were conducted.

Around €4,500 in cash was seized as well as with two Rolex watches, a drone with recording facilities, documents, mobile phones and other electronic devices.


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