THIS is the primary image of the Romanian man who has been charged in reference to an alleged €22m on-line rip-off.
Alexandru Olteanu, 35, has been charged with 11 counts of cash laundering, 14 counts of utilizing a false instrument and one rely of theft.
Gardai confirmed he had been extradited to Eire on Friday night earlier than being dropped at Ballymun Garda station.
Gardai stated: “The arrest is a part of Operation Omena, an intelligence led Garda Nationwide Financial Crime Bureau Investigation right into a felony organisation concerned in fraudulent promoting on second hand web sites throughout Europe and the following laundering of the proceeds of those crimes by means of a community of financial institution accounts opened utilizing false identities and cash mules.”
It’s estimated that this felony organisation had stolen over €22m from victims throughout Europe as much as the top of 2020 and laundered €6,770.036 of this cash by means of financial institution accounts in Eire.”
The arrest comes after Daniel Semen, 31, appeared in courtroom final week charged with seven counts of cash laundering and utilizing a false instrument.
Gardai are additionally nonetheless searching a person and a girl as a part of their operation.
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