James Buckley (left), new owner of the property formerly known as Jessbrook, and his father Noel who says “We knew it had history, but it’s got nothing to do with us.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan 1:26

The new owners of an equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook hope to give a fresh start to the facility’s shadowy past as they paint the fences.(...)

File picture of former Nigerian President General Sani Abacha  – the CAB has secured orders freezing investment bonds worth €5.22m in Irish accounts which were allegedly misappropriated by the family of a deceased dictator. Photograph: Getty

The Criminal Assets Bureau has secured orders freezing investment bonds worth US$6.5m (€5.22m) in Irish accounts which were allegedly misappropriated (...)

A darknet site seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States

An Irish man arrested for allegedly supplying drugs around the globe had established a secretive sales hub on the encrypted part of the internet known(...)

The diesel laundry discovery near Inniskeen yesterday is the largest in recent years. Picture Ciara Wilkinson.

Gardaí from the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) will examine documentation related to reportedly one of the biggest diesel laundries in the State, which (...)

The Cab has said the practice of gang members applying for mortgages on property and other loans and then laundering the proceeds of their crimes by servicing the debt was becoming “increasingly prevalent”. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) is pursuing property owned by criminals that has fallen deep into negative equity as part of its campaign to block ne(...)

Frank Cassidy –  Ireland’s representative to European crime-fighting agency, Eurojust. Photograph: Jakov Minic

Properties and other assets owned by Irish gangland or white-collar criminals in other jurisdictions are out of the reach of the Criminals Assets Bure(...)

Michael Lowry: due to stand trial in the autumn on a number of tax  charges.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An application has been made at Clonmel Circuit Court to have a trial involving Tipperary North TD Michael Lowry, who is accused of filing incorrect (...)

The judge rejected claims that funding for the purchase of the house came from a tow truck business Christy Russell claimed to operate. He was also satisfied the income from such a business was not consistent with Mr Russell’s lifestyle, which included a Florida cruise and a €38,000 extension to the house. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The home of the wife of Christy Russell, a man described by a judge as having “extensive links” to people involved in the “upper levels of crime”, was(...)

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed a bid by John Gilligan and his family for public funding for a forensic accountants report for use in marathon litigation aimed at reversing the seizure of their properties by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed a bid by John Gilligan and his family for public funding for a forensic accountants report for use in mara(...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy, who was in court when counsel for CAB indicated it was not proceeding with the case. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Criminal Assets Bureau has withdrawn its action seeking to have Jackson Way Properties Ltd, a company of businessman Jim Kennedy, pay the State an(...)