The Director of Public Prosecutions v Ralph Downes

Amount Forfeited


Court Date

5 October 2018.


Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.


Her Honour Judge Melanie Greally.


On 5 October 2018 Dublin Circuit Criminal Court ordered the forfeiture to the Exchequer of cash amounting to €7,400 pursuant to Section 39, Criminal Justice Act 1994, which had been seized and detained on 27 February 2017 by Revenue Enforcement Officers at Dublin Airport. 

The cash was ordered to be forfeited as the Court was satisfied that it was proven on the balance of probabilities to represent the proceeds of crime, or was intended for use in criminal conduct.