Small planes, jewellery and animals all seized by Criminal Assets Bureau over past 25 years

Designer handbags and other luxurious and bizarre items were also amongst the list of items that have been seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau over the past 25 years.

The seizures in total have deprived criminals of almost 200 million euro.

It was set up in following the high profile murders of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe and crime journalist Veronica Guerin.

CAB is currently watching almost 2 thousand targets.

CAB Chief Michael Gubbins has paid tribute to those who come forward to report them:

“By way of recent example, a member of the public contacted the bureau by telephone call, late in the afternoon, and by that night, we had seized a car to the value of 80,000 Euro.”



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