Man arrested in Co Leitrim as part of investigation into €4m euro investment fraud

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Gardaí have arrested a 49 year old man following a search of a house in County Leitrim this morning, 20th February.

The arrest follows an ongoing investigation by the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation -assisted by the Criminal Assets Bureau - into a €4m investment fraud, and related money laundering.

As part of this investigation the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation has frozen a significant amount of monies held in various bank accounts.

The arrested man is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing


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