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[Sunday Independent] , Cusack, Jim and Sheehan, Maeve Firefighters find €500,000 in 'head shop' safe. (14 Feb 2010)

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Almost €500,000 in cash was discovered in a safe by Dublin Fire Brigade in the debris of a burnt-down Capel Street 'head shop', according to garda sources.

It is thought the cash was discovered in a basement of the building which was partly demolished after fire raged through it.

The cash was believed to have been the takings from the lucrative trade in so-called legal highs. The money is being held by gardai for "safe keeping" over the weekend until the banks re-open.

 

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