The 26 year old was arrested this morning as part of Operation Triassic.
A man is being detained in the midlands as part of an investigation into an international money-laundering operation.
The 26 year old was arrested this morning as part of Operation Triassic, an investigation into a West African Organised Crime Group.
Detectives from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau are detaining him at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act.
He is suspected of assisting the OCG in the movement of illicit funds.