Five arrests and over €400,000 recovered following foiled Virginia ATM raid

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Five arrests and over €400,000 recovered following foiled Virginia ATM raid

Five arrests and over €400,000 recovered following foiled Virginia ATM raid Picture: An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic)

Gardaí investigating the attempted theft of an ATM at Main Street, Virginia, Co Cavan on Wednesday, August 14 carried out further searches in Co Meath, yesterday evening, August 20, supported by Garda National Units.

A further significant quantity of cash (amount to be confirmed) was recovered.

Two males in their 30’s, one with an address in Northern Ireland, were arrested on suspicion of offences contrary to section 73 of the Criminal Justice Act 2006 and they have been detained in accordance with the provisions of section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007 at Kells Garda Station.

A 28 year old male has also been arrested for money laundering offences and is detained under section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Navan Garda Station.
 
Investigation is ongoing.