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#Fraud

# 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 31,647 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 30,315 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 48,664 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 40,152 Views 19 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 15,177 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 30,654 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 19,189 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 29,772 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 33,981 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 18,635 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 60,238 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 38,967 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 66,160 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 26,657 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 35,572 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 73,289 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 15,718 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 29,184 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 47,433 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 38,586 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 39,614 Views 0 Comments

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

# fraud - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity

Feb 4th 2021, 9:00 PM 19,129 Views 0 Comments

The man is due in court in June.

# fraud - Saturday 23 January, 2021

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks
# Fraud
# Fraud

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 28,143 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí are warning bank users not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.

# fraud - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Victim of rogue moneylenders urges people to be cautious about 'quick and easy' loans
# Liteway Loans
# Liteway Loans

Victim of rogue moneylenders urges people to be cautious about 'quick and easy' loans

Dec 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,785 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí have also issued a warning.

# fraud - Friday 11 December, 2020

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge

Dec 11th 2020, 7:38 PM 28,684 Views 6 Comments

A file is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts

Dec 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 35,479 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.

# fraud - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Woman arrested in relation to misappropriation of €1.2 million at Dublin credit union
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Woman arrested in relation to misappropriation of €1.2 million at Dublin credit union

Dec 10th 2020, 6:30 PM 50,567 Views 25 Comments

The 60-year-old woman is being detained at Balbriggan Garda Station.

# fraud - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims

Dec 8th 2020, 3:43 PM 13,944 Views 0 Comments

Personal data was collected through a phishing email and used to make applications for the pandemic unemployment payment.

# fraud - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys
# Smishing
# Smishing

Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys

Dec 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 100,597 Views 16 Comments

Warnings issued as scammers are using so-called “sim towers” to circulate fake text messages purporting to be from legitimate parcel delivery firms.

# fraud - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:12 PM 12,264 Views 2 Comments

The bank issued a fraud alert today following an increase in reports of incidence of investment fraud.

# fraud - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Gardaí identify 28 people suspected of involvement in Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud
# Sold A Pup
# Sold A Pup

Gardaí identify 28 people suspected of involvement in Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:23 PM 154,218 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí seized documentation during a planned raid.

# fraud - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Two arrested over allegations of fraud at Irish broadcaster
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two arrested over allegations of fraud at Irish broadcaster

Nov 7th 2020, 9:57 PM 141,479 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that an investigation was ongoing.

# fraud - Friday 9 October, 2020

Gardaí arrest man over 30-year pension fraud worth over €500k
# Arrest
# Arrest

Gardaí arrest man over 30-year pension fraud worth over €500k

Oct 9th 2020, 6:45 PM 61,029 Views 31 Comments

The man was arrested in Cork city this morning.

# fraud - Thursday 24 September, 2020

CAB seizes over €2 million worth of luxury cars in raids targeting international organised criminals
# Seized
# Seized

CAB seizes over €2 million worth of luxury cars in raids targeting international organised criminals

Sep 24th 2020, 3:20 PM 42,268 Views 23 Comments

Gardaí said these raids were carried out as part of a cyber-fraud and money-laundering investigation in the UK.

# fraud - Monday 21 September, 2020

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí
# Operation Ransom
# Operation Ransom

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Sep 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 28,942 Views 22 Comments

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24
# Fraud
# Fraud

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,641 Views 6 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

# fraud - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Three men due in court in connection with romance and investment fraud investigation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men due in court in connection with romance and investment fraud investigation

Sep 19th 2020, 7:59 AM 25,713 Views 0 Comments

The men will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning at 10.30am.

# fraud - Monday 14 September, 2020

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation
# Romance Fraud
# Romance Fraud

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation

Sep 14th 2020, 7:06 PM 39,370 Views 7 Comments

One victim was convinced to transfer large sums of cash having met fraudsters on a dating website.

# fraud - Friday 4 September, 2020

Man (30s) arrested as part of investigation into invoice redirection fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man (30s) arrested as part of investigation into invoice redirection fraud

Sep 4th 2020, 4:37 PM 17,424 Views 4 Comments

This is the fifth arrest in relation to Operation Joggle.

# fraud - Friday 21 August, 2020

Man (30s) arrested in invoice redirection fraud investigation
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man (30s) arrested in invoice redirection fraud investigation

Aug 21st 2020, 4:59 PM 25,711 Views 0 Comments

Four arrests have been made as part of Operation Joggle.

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