In stepping up operations to address money laundering, ranks of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) on Friday conducted operations on four locations.
According to a police press statement, during the operation, a significant quantity of foreign and local currencies was found at two of the locations. People were detained pending further investigations into money laundering.
A man and a woman have been arrested and are in custody assisting after the SOCU ranks swooped down on a house in Happy Acres.
That operation netted US$75,000 ($15M) and just over $500,000 in local currency.
This publication also understands that miner Paul Persaud was taken off a LIAT flight to Barbados where he would have been in-transit to St. Lucia.
Persaud who was donning a gold chain and a bracelet was taken to the SOCU Head Office. Like his mother-in-law, Persaud is also a miner who purchases gold regularly in the hinterland.
Up to press time he remained in custody. Reports from relatives are that they have been denied permission to speak with him.
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