Man arrested in investigation into 'staged road traffic collisions' released without charge

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Update 9.05pm: The 43-year-old man arrested in connection with an investigation into 'alleged staged road traffic collisions' has been released without charge this evening.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Earlier: Gardaí arrest man as they investigate 'staged road traffic collisions'

A 43-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí investigating 'alleged staged road traffic collisions', the Garda Press Office has confirmed.

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau made the arrest after searching a property in north Co Dublin.

The man can be held for up to 24 hours after being arrested under the Civil Liabilities Act

As part of the overall investigation, a search warrant was executed at a solicitor’s office in the Dublin area, gardaí said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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