Wed, 24 Jul 2019

<p>CO. DONEGAL - Three men allegedly connected with a Romanian organised crime group remain in custody following their arrest on Tuesday.</p><p>The men, all from Romania, are aged 24, 25 and 31. They were arrested as part of a search of a house in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal on Tuesday morning. They are being held at Letterkenny and Milford Garda Stations.</p><p>The raid was carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into the Romanian organised crime group.</p><p>The search was conducted by members of Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, National Bureau of Criminal Investigations and assisted by local Garda&iacute; from Letterkenny and Milford.&nbsp;</p><p>The investigation into the gang is ongoing and involves Europol and the PSNI.</p><p>&quot;A large amount of fraud paraphernalia including suspected cloned credit cards, credit cards issued in false names, bank account details, false Romanian identity documents, credit card machines, till rolls and a number of suspected stolen Irish and UK passports and driving licences along with 2 cars bought on finance obtained on bank accounts opened&nbsp;in false names were discovered at the location and seized,&quot; Garda said in a statement.</p><p>Much of the documentation seized relates to suspected frauds in Northern&nbsp;Ireland.</p>

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