Jewellery and cars seized in Kerry as part of organised crime crackdown

Gardaí carried out several searches in Killarney

Jewellery and cars seized in Kerry as part of organised crime crackdown

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A large amount of jewellery and nine cars have been seized as part of a garda operation in Co Kerry.

The Criminal Asset Bureau, assisted by local gardaí in Killarney, conducted an operation on Tuesday morning and carried out 11 searches.

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They are investigating an organised crime gang based in Killarney.

The searches took place in and around the Killarney area.

Gardaí seized a large amount of documentation, which they believe relate to the proceeds of crime.

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During the searches, more than €100,000 cash was seized - along with a large amount of jewellery and a total of nine cars.

Gardaí say the operation and searches are ongoing.