Gardaí seized drugs, vehicles and €1,000 in cash during a raid in Waterford city. File photograph

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized drugs and assets during a Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) raid in Waterford city. Two locations were searched and(...)

A horsebox that was seized by Cab but which neither respondent claimed ownership of will also be sold off.

A receiver has been appointed to sell off a mobile home that belonged to a man associated with extortion from builders working for Dublin City Council(...)

 In a letter to councillors Owen Keegan said he was aware of ‘considerable disquiet’ among councillors concerning the ‘allegations of protection payments’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan has warned councillors against “prejudicing” investigations into protection payments to criminals at c(...)

Of the 1,321 people now being targeted by the Criminal Assets Bureau, just under half were located in Dublin. Photograph: Garda Facebook

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) is investigating the assets of more than 1,300 people, including some juveniles, the head of the bureau has revealed.(...)

A new Audi Q7 SUV was  seized by Cab in a raid in Limerick along with a Rolex watch and electronic devices containing data and paper-based financial and business records.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) has carried out separate operations into suspected criminals in Limerick and Cork who have a reach into other countie(...)

Orchard Lawns, Cherry Orchard, where builders were being targeted while constructing a social housing project. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Staff in Dublin City Council have been moved out of positions and areas of the city because of intimidation or threats from criminals, councillors hav(...)

Contractors were left with two options – either pay the money or walk off the site. ‘Neither option was attractive . . . the pragmatic option was chosen,’ said a source.

Criminals have been paid significant sums of money to prevent attacks on building sites across Dublin city, construction industry and council sources (...)

Orchard Lawns in Cherry Orchard, Dublin, where builders were targeted by antisocial behaviour while constructing a social housing project. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Gangland criminals who extorted over €550,000 from construction companies in west Dublin had their accounts frozen by the Criminal Assets Bureau (...)

Evidence before the High Court set out how two council workers advised contractors to pay two men their demanded fees for “fence maintenance” in order that antisocial behaviour directed against the contractors’ sites would stop. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The protection money for criminals paid by at least one construction firm to ensure a building site remained free from attack was first given to a Du(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  said he ‘can’t condone that kind of activity, or officials from any local authority being involved in that type of activity’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government may look into whether councils around the country have paid “security” or protection money to ensure houses can be built without anti-s(...)

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