58-year-old woman arrested for money laundering offences in Dublin

Gardaí attached to the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) arrested a 58-year-old female on the morning of Thursday, 3rd February, 2022, for money laundering offences, as part of Operation SKEIN.

The female is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Clondalkin Garda Station. 

Operation SKEIN is an investigation into international BEC/Invoice re-direct fraud being committed from Ireland, and the laundering of the proceeds through accounts here. It is estimated that this criminal organisation have stolen over €25 million worldwide in invoice redirect frauds/BEC frauds with the vast majority laundered through bank accounts in Ireland.

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