This morning, 22nd January 2019, as part of an ongoing investigation by the Special Detective Unit, The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and Security & Intelligence into international terrorist financing, a series of six searches were conducted in Dublin. Documents, electronic equipment and €4,500 cash was seized. Four persons were arrested for suspected terrorist financing contrary to Section 13 of the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act, 2005 and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Dublin Garda Stations.
The arrested persons are a man in his 40’s, three females, one in her 30’s, one in her 40’s and one in her 60’s. The investigation is on-going.