On 1 October, Motorious reported that Irish police had seized 85 cars from 2 dealerships. Those “sham marriages” involved someone who was a EU citizen marrying another person from outside of the EU. Most of the immigrants were men coming from Asia, especially India and Pakistan. They would pay the crime ring €20,000 each to marry women from the EU.  To launder the money from the immigration scam, the gang involved it purchased the dealerships, say authorities. They then purchased the vehicles legitimately in the UK, transported them to Ireland, eventually selling them.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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