Gardaí seize €22k in cash and jewellery believed to be crime proceeds

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Gardaí Seize €22K In Cash And Jewellery Believed To Be Crime Proceeds
The pieces of high-end jewellery included two Rolex watches. Photo: An Garda Síochána.
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Gardaí have arrested a woman and seized €22,500 in cash and jewellery believed to be the proceeds of crime in Longford town.

Shortly before 6pm on Tuesday, gardaí conducted a search under Operation Tara at a property in Longford town.

During the search, officers seized €7,500 in cash and a number of pieces of high-end jewellery including two Rolex watches.

Gold jewellery with an estimated value of €15,000 was also seized.

A woman, aged in her late 40s, was arrested in connection with offences under the Money Laundering Act 2010.

She was detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 yesterday but has since been released without charge.

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Prosecutions. Gardaí said investigations are ongoing.

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