Northern Ireland

Two charged in money laundering investigation

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Two men charged with money laundering offences are set to appear in court in Belfast on Tuesday morning.

It follows a major police operation on Monday in which 11 people were arrested after searches at six properties.

A further nine people, four men and five women, remain in custody.

Police said the operation was part of a UK-wide operation which included National Crime Agency, Immigration Enforcement and Border Force.

The operation was led by the National Economic Crime Centre.

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