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Criminal Assets Bureau. (2023) Criminal Assets Bureau annual report 2022. Dublin: Department of Justice.

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[The English version of the annual report begins on PDF page 97]

The Bureau continued to target assets deriving from a variety of suspected criminal conduct including drug trafficking, environmental crime, fraud, theft, burglary, diesel laundering, money laundering and human trafficking.

The Bureau, through the IAO, engages with our international partners including Europol, Interpol, Camden Asset Recovery Inter Agency Network (CARIN), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Asset Recovery Network (ARO).

PDF p.157: Operation Tara, the Garda Síochána National Anti‐Drugs Operation commenced on the 1st July 2021. Operation Tara sets out a strong focus on tackling street‐level drug dealing in cities, towns and villages across the country. The Bureau’s Intelligence and Assessment Office is assigned as the liaison point for Operation Tara. Since the launch of Operation Tara in July 2021, the Bureau supports this operation by identifying and seizing assets of persons involved in drug dealing across the country. Recent Divisional Asset Profiler training was targeted to support this operation.

PDF p.143: In brief, Revenue assessed individuals and corporate entities including cases falling within the broad criminal activities as below:

Criminal activity

Number of cases

Value of assessments

Counterfeit goods



Car related



Money laundering



Theft & fraud



Drugs related






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