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