Computers and documents seized by CAB during searches in Co Carlow

Searches were carried out in three private residences and seven professional offices

Computers and documents seized by CAB during searches in Co Carlow

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Computers and a large volume of documentation has been seized as part of an investigation into an organised crime group based in Carlow.

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carried out searches at three private residences and seven professional offices earlier today.

The searches were conducted on foot of warrants issued under the Criminal Assets Bureau Act.

The CAB says that the seized documents and computers will be examined over the coming days.