Gardaí have arrested three men as part of an ongoing investigation into a Romanian organised crime group.
The arrests were made on Tuesday morning in Letterkenny, Co Donegal following the search of a house.
The search was conducted by members of Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, National Bureau of Criminal Investigations and assisted by local Gardaí from Letterkenny and Milford.
A large amount of fraud paraphernalia - including suspected cloned credit cards, credit cards issued in false names, bank account details, false Romanian identity documents, credit card machines, till rolls and a number of suspected stolen Irish and UK passports and driving licences - were found.
Gardaí arrested three men today, Tuesday 16th April, 2019 as part of an ongoing investigation into a Romanian organised crime group. The three men (31,24 &25 years) are all detained under Section 50, Criminal Justice Act, 2007 as amended and held at Letterkenny & Milford GS. pic.twitter.com/PJKOZ3ePsw
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) April 16, 2019
Two cars bought on finance obtained on bank accounts opened in false names were also discovered and seized.
Much of the documentation seized relates to suspected frauds in Northern Ireland, Gardaí have said.
The three men, who are all from Romania, are aged 31, 24 and 25.
The investigation, which includes enquires with Europol and the PSNI, are ongoing.
The three men are being under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act at Letterkenny and Milford Garda Stations.