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# fraud - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Letter sent to politician claiming they were suspected of sexual offences was extortion 'scam'
# Fraud
# Fraud

Letter sent to politician claiming they were suspected of sexual offences was extortion 'scam'

May 3rd 2022, 5:41 PM 20,503 Views 0 Comments

It purported to have been sent by the Department of Justice and the European police agency Europol.

# fraud - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Warning issued over fraud ring seeking bank details of victims
# Scam
# Scam

Warning issued over fraud ring seeking bank details of victims

Apr 2nd 2022, 4:30 PM 34,980 Views 18 Comments

The scam occurs when fraudsters send out texts with a link to what appears to be a genuine bank website.

# fraud - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers
# Fraud
# Fraud

Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers

Mar 31st 2022, 1:38 PM 10,822 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have said 50% of victims are aged under 25 and students are often the main targets for criminals.

# fraud - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Fraud crime in Ireland surged by 114% in the last three months of 2021
# Beware
# Beware

Fraud crime in Ireland surged by 114% in the last three months of 2021

Mar 29th 2022, 1:37 PM 4,401 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are urging people to be careful with their personal information.

# fraud - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Woman (60s) suspected of investment offences arrested after searches in Dublin
# Investment
# Investment

Woman (60s) suspected of investment offences arrested after searches in Dublin

Feb 3rd 2022, 3:03 PM 35,844 Views 2 Comments

She is currently being detained at Irishtown Garda Station.

# fraud - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Judge asked to delay Theranos founder sentencing to September
# Elizabeth Holmes
# Elizabeth Holmes

Judge asked to delay Theranos founder sentencing to September

Jan 12th 2022, 8:14 AM 20,070 Views 7 Comments

Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty of defrauding investors in her blood-testing startup last week.

# fraud - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

72% increase in fraud crimes this year driven by attempts to obtain personal information
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

72% increase in fraud crimes this year driven by attempts to obtain personal information

Dec 21st 2021, 3:03 PM 5,869 Views 2 Comments

Sexual offences rose this year by 10%, while other crimes such as burglary, theft and robbery decreased.

Man (40s) arrested in Donegal over €20 million property registration fraud
# Milford
# Milford

Man (40s) arrested in Donegal over €20 million property registration fraud

Dec 21st 2021, 11:38 AM 30,412 Views 8 Comments

The alleged fraud involves the removal of mortgage charges from 12 properties.

# fraud - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Last minute online shopping? Here are some tips to keep your cash safe from fraudsters
# Fraud
# Fraud

Last minute online shopping? Here are some tips to keep your cash safe from fraudsters

Dec 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 10,460 Views 4 Comments

Fraud cases continue to increase.

# fraud - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Man convicted of €175,000 welfare fraud found to have breached Teaching Council regulations
# Fitness To Teach
# Fitness To Teach

Man convicted of €175,000 welfare fraud found to have breached Teaching Council regulations

Nov 11th 2021, 6:08 PM 72,193 Views 0 Comments

The Teaching Council met today online to decide the Fitness to Teach Inquiry.

# fraud - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Disgraced ex-Fifa officials Blatter and Platini charged with fraud over €1.8m payment
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Disgraced ex-Fifa officials Blatter and Platini charged with fraud over €1.8m payment

Nov 2nd 2021, 3:19 PM 14,051 Views 0 Comments

Swiss prosecutors have today indicted the pair, who have been banned from football since 2015.

# fraud - Monday 1 November, 2021

Men plead guilty to PUP scam which cost state €150,000
# PUP Scam
# PUP Scam

Men plead guilty to PUP scam which cost state €150,000

Nov 1st 2021, 10:10 PM 52,314 Views 0 Comments

The email addresses of 74 HSE and Tusla employees were used for fraudulent claims

# fraud - Friday 1 October, 2021

Man held in Belfast on extradition warrant over multimillion-dollar fraud in US
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man held in Belfast on extradition warrant over multimillion-dollar fraud in US

Oct 1st 2021, 3:28 PM 9,931 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old was arrested following an intelligence-led vehicle stop in the north of the city.

# fraud - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Number of fraud incidents recorded by gardaí rises by 40% in past year
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

Number of fraud incidents recorded by gardaí rises by 40% in past year

Sep 29th 2021, 4:21 PM 6,549 Views 5 Comments

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today published the latest recorded crime statistics.

# fraud - Monday 27 September, 2021

Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000
# Dating Scam
# Dating Scam

Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000

Sep 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 65,388 Views 21 Comments
  • These fraudsters spend a number of weeks building their victims' before convincing them to start investing, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Gardaí say the full scale of the problem is not known because many victims are too embarrassed to report it.

# fraud - Friday 3 September, 2021

Courts Service warns of phone scam using what appears to be one of its own numbers
# Fraud
# Fraud

Courts Service warns of phone scam using what appears to be one of its own numbers

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:06 PM 15,145 Views 13 Comments

It warned the public not to engage with the caller if they receive such a call.

# fraud - Thursday 12 August, 2021

English language students who paid cash to travel company fear losing legal status
# Fraud Probe
# Fraud Probe

English language students who paid cash to travel company fear losing legal status

Aug 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,737 Views 0 Comments

Directors of the company are believed to have left Ireland in the last two months.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Gardaí receiving 'daily reports' of accommodation scams in which renters lose hundreds of Euro
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí receiving 'daily reports' of accommodation scams in which renters lose hundreds of Euro

Aug 10th 2021, 5:40 PM 26,150 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are advising students to be cautious of scams ahead of the new academic year.

# fraud - Friday 6 August, 2021

Garda probe over suspicions English language students conned out of €250k by travel company
# Fraud Probe
# Fraud Probe

Garda probe over suspicions English language students conned out of €250k by travel company

Aug 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 51,035 Views 0 Comments
  • Directors of the company are believed to have left for Mexico, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • It is estimated that up to €250k has been obtained from students on a false basis.
  • Gardaí in north Dublin are investigating.

# fraud - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang
# Banks And Organised Crime
# Banks And Organised Crime

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang

Jul 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 31,876 Views 0 Comments

Garda detectives have arrested people working in banks for suspected fraud offences.

# fraud - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase
# Scam Texts
# Scam Texts

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase

Jun 30th 2021, 12:53 PM 36,884 Views 21 Comments

The number of new phishing websites detected by the bank’s fraud prevention team has doubled since last month.

# fraud - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland
# Economic Crime
# Economic Crime

From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland

Jun 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 49,141 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí say that Ireland is a target for international organised fraud gangs.

# fraud - Friday 18 June, 2021

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station
# Hang Up
# Hang Up

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station

Jun 18th 2021, 5:57 PM 58,909 Views 20 Comments

The number making the call appears to be the phone number of a garda station, but comes from fraudsters.

# fraud - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Man (32) arrested over directing criminal gang involved in money laundering
# Operation Skein
# Operation Skein

Man (32) arrested over directing criminal gang involved in money laundering

Jun 2nd 2021, 1:44 PM 15,492 Views 4 Comments

The man was arrested in Balbriggan, Co Dublin this morning.

# fraud - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Covid fraudsters: Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them
# Scams
# Scams

Covid fraudsters: Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them

May 26th 2021, 12:10 AM 31,072 Views 11 Comments

Be careful with your cash.

# fraud - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Gardaí arrest suspected money mule recruiter being used to help carry out fraud
# Arrest
# Arrest

Gardaí arrest suspected money mule recruiter being used to help carry out fraud

May 25th 2021, 12:38 PM 19,237 Views 0 Comments

Money mules are people who allow their bank accounts to be used to facilitate money laundering.

# fraud - Saturday 22 May, 2021

HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week
# Fraud
# Fraud

HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week

Updated May 22nd 2021, 6:25 PM 29,832 Views 32 Comments

Government ministers have met to review progress on Ireland’s response to the attack.

# fraud - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Warning as fraudsters see HSE hack as opportunity to scam people with calls and texts
# Fraud
# Fraud

Warning as fraudsters see HSE hack as opportunity to scam people with calls and texts

May 20th 2021, 5:27 PM 34,322 Views 20 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said fraudsters are “leveraging off the fear” people have around this hack.

# fraud - Friday 14 May, 2021

Two men arrested in fraud and bribery investigation released without charge
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two men arrested in fraud and bribery investigation released without charge

May 14th 2021, 2:48 PM 18,720 Views 2 Comments

The two men were held at Terenure Garda Station before being released.

# fraud - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud

May 13th 2021, 6:02 PM 60,732 Views 0 Comments

The man is alleged to have claimed €8,000 in fraudulent claims spread across the PUP and social welfare system.

# fraud - Friday 7 May, 2021

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages

May 7th 2021, 9:50 PM 40,372 Views 26 Comments

The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.

# fraud - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Man arrested on suspicion of fraud following report made to gardaí by former employer
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested on suspicion of fraud following report made to gardaí by former employer

Apr 13th 2021, 4:35 PM 66,229 Views 7 Comments

He is currently detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station.

# fraud - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number

Apr 11th 2021, 9:25 AM 26,844 Views 7 Comments

The department does not contact members of the public using the number.

# fraud - Friday 2 April, 2021

Man arrested over allegations of 200 insurance claims made using false identities
# Operation Fraction
# Operation Fraction

Man arrested over allegations of 200 insurance claims made using false identities

Apr 2nd 2021, 1:34 PM 35,656 Views 50 Comments

The man is being detained at a North Dublin garda station.

# fraud - Friday 19 March, 2021

Forklift driver who went on €200k spending spree with Premier League player's bank card jailed for fraud
# Riyad Mahrez
# Riyad Mahrez

Forklift driver who went on €200k spending spree with Premier League player's bank card jailed for fraud

Mar 19th 2021, 10:45 PM 73,407 Views 40 Comments

A court heard the card was used at a casino in London, for hotels stays, at a nail salon and for meals at Nando’s and Greggs.

# fraud - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes

Mar 11th 2021, 9:58 AM 15,775 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí said today that up to 10 million online transactions were carried out over the Christmas shopping period.

# fraud - Monday 8 March, 2021

'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise
# Fraud
# Fraud

'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise

Mar 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 29,502 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí have said more people have become vulnerable to these scams during the pandemic because they are concerned about their finances.

# fraud - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Man (64) accused of running bogus legal advice service found hiding in bushes by gardaí, court hears
# David Williams
# David Williams

Man (64) accused of running bogus legal advice service found hiding in bushes by gardaí, court hears

Mar 4th 2021, 9:21 PM 47,936 Views 0 Comments

David Williams was charged with 14 fraud offences.

# fraud - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:09 PM 38,647 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say mortgage charges were fraudulently removed from 12 properties.

# fraud - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Man charged over international invoice redirection fraud
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged over international invoice redirection fraud

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:53 AM 39,698 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí found that €430,000 had been transferred in fraudulent transactions.

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