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NEWS: Kinahan Cartel sanctioned when gang became ‘nexus’ between organised crime and Iranian-backed terrorism, reveals intelligence chief

SUMMIT: Organised crime expert and former police chief John O'Driscoll (r) revealed the Kinahan Cartel was sanctioned when its connections with Iranian-backed terrorism became clear. Also on the panel at the 'European AFC Summit 2023' were moderator Peadar Hogan, Interpath Advisory; Karyn Kenny, US DOJ; Kevin Newe, HMRC; and Mark Bishop, National Crime Agency (NCA), UK. PHOTO: Mark Condren.

By Laura Lynott for AML Intelligence INTELLIGENCE chief John O’Driscoll has revealed an “important nexus” regarding organised crime and terrorist funding, pointing out the concern was the main reason the US government sanctioned the Kinahan Cartel. Mr O’Driscoll, until recently the police chief in charge of Ireland’s organised crime units, was integral in efforts to…

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