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# economic crime

This year
# Gardaí
Policing Authority warns that more resources needed for Gardaí to tackle economic crime
A report released today also highlighted issues in Garda recruitment as a consequence of the pandemic.
Last year
# economic crime
Man arrested in Tallaght in connection with bank account fraud probe
Garda arrested the man on suspicion of money laundering, back account takeover and sim-swapping.
All time
# Money Laundering
€5 million worth of 'money mule' transactions moved through Irish banks so far this year
The vast majority of the incidents involved bank accounts belonging to people aged between 18 and 24.
# economic crime
From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland
Gardaí say that Ireland is a target for international organised fraud gangs.
# CEO fraud
Criminals are using CEOs' social media posts to trick employees into handing over money
Gardaí today warned of a significant increase this year in cases of invoice redirect fraud and what is know as ‘CEO fraud’.