Update: Three released without charge in probe into illegal money lending

Update 11pm: Two people have been released without charge by gardaí investigating illegal money lending in County Sligo.

The 42-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were arrested today in relation to the investigation.

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

Three people were arrested in total - a 17-year-old girl was also released from custody earlier.

Probe into illegal money lending in Sligo continues

Earlier: Gardaí arrested two adults and a teen as part of an ongoing investigation into illegal money lending in Co Sligo.

The three were arrested on suspicion of extortion contrary to Section 17 of the Criminal Justice Public Order Act 1994.

A man, 46, is being held at Ballymote Garda station and a woman, 42, is being held at Carrick on Shannon Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

A 17-year-old girl who was also arrested has been released from custody and and a file will be prepared for the DPP.

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