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# fraud - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust
# Fraud
# Fraud

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust

Jun 21st 2018, 2:36 PM 12,994 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu himself is under investigation on suspicion of corruption offences.

# fraud - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

David Drumm handed six-year jail term for conspiracy to defraud and false accounting
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

David Drumm handed six-year jail term for conspiracy to defraud and false accounting

Updated Jun 20th 2018, 4:40 PM 77,564 Views 134 Comments

The sentencing comes after one of the longest trials in the history of the State.

# fraud - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'
# London
# London

Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'

Jun 7th 2018, 5:45 PM 11,417 Views 0 Comments

The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.

Convicted of a €7.2 billion fraud - David Drumm was Anglo's man 'who called the shots' at the infamous bank
# Convicted
# Convicted

Convicted of a €7.2 billion fraud - David Drumm was Anglo's man 'who called the shots' at the infamous bank

Jun 7th 2018, 12:10 AM 26,569 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced on 20 June.

# fraud - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty
# Verdict
# Verdict

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty

Jun 6th 2018, 6:43 PM 16,177 Views 0 Comments

The trial has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.

# fraud - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Police hunt for suspected serial fraudster who stole around €260,000 and failed to appear in court
# Met Police
# Met Police

Police hunt for suspected serial fraudster who stole around €260,000 and failed to appear in court

Jun 2nd 2018, 2:30 PM 15,409 Views 14 Comments

He is wanted for questioning.

# fraud - Friday 1 June, 2018

Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud
# London
# London

Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud

Jun 1st 2018, 5:27 PM 15,988 Views 28 Comments

The man used the name of a real victim to claim money and free hotel accommodation.

# fraud - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes

May 15th 2018, 12:36 PM 12,028 Views 0 Comments

Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008.

# fraud - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Two arrested after Spanish company duped into transferring money to Irish bank account
# Fraud
# Fraud

Two arrested after Spanish company duped into transferring money to Irish bank account

May 9th 2018, 6:32 PM 22,301 Views 12 Comments

Another man was arrested for similar offences in Dublin today.

# fraud - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off
# London
# London

Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off

Apr 15th 2018, 12:35 PM 28,781 Views 44 Comments

Peter Brown had been identified from CCTV footage as having pointed a ‘gun’ at a group of youths at a children’s playground in August 2017.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Facebook's biggest Black Lives Matter page exposed as a fraud after it accepted thousands in donations
# Fraud
# Fraud

Facebook's biggest Black Lives Matter page exposed as a fraud after it accepted thousands in donations

Apr 10th 2018, 6:17 PM 17,068 Views 48 Comments

The fake page had almost 700,000 followers.

# fraud - Friday 6 April, 2018

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years
# Fraud
# Fraud

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

Apr 6th 2018, 4:41 PM 29,800 Views 39 Comments

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

Kildare councillor pleads guilty to fraudulently lodging €200,000 into his account from a housing agency
# Courts
# Courts

Kildare councillor pleads guilty to fraudulently lodging €200,000 into his account from a housing agency

Apr 6th 2018, 11:54 AM 33,821 Views 0 Comments

“This is a serious breach of trust and confidence,” the sitting judge said yesterday.

# fraud - Friday 23 March, 2018

Couple in Kildare sentenced over 'one of largest welfare fraud cases in the State'
# Naas
# Naas

Couple in Kildare sentenced over 'one of largest welfare fraud cases in the State'

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:28 PM 250,145 Views 163 Comments

The couple claimed rent allowance to pay off a mortgage that the husband got under a false name.

# fraud - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo
# Islamic Extremism
# Islamic Extremism

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo

Mar 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 41,710 Views 39 Comments

A “substantial amount” of the money has been recovered but detectives are now probing the origins of the scam.

# fraud - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud
# London
# London

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud

Mar 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 19,326 Views 0 Comments

She lated claimed her made-up husband had actually survived and taken refuge in a cave

# fraud - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Five people arrested in connection with scam that cost Dublin Zoo €500k
# Tipperary And Dublin
# Tipperary And Dublin

Five people arrested in connection with scam that cost Dublin Zoo €500k

Feb 28th 2018, 4:30 PM 59,898 Views 30 Comments

Searches were carried out at properties in Tipperary and Dublin today.

# fraud - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Judge extends sentence suspension so woman who stole €460k can join support scheme
# Rehabilitation
# Rehabilitation

Judge extends sentence suspension so woman who stole €460k can join support scheme

Feb 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,741 Views 6 Comments

The woman stole the funds from a financial services firm to help keep her ill husband’s business afloat.

# fraud - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chief hit with more fraud charges
# Russia Probe
# Russia Probe

Ex-Trump campaign chief hit with more fraud charges

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:59 AM 7,614 Views 0 Comments

Paul Manafort and his former partner were already indicted for money laundering and tax evasion.

# fraud - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Whistleblowers left frustrated as 'massive backlog' delays investigation of white collar crime
# Fraud
# Fraud

Whistleblowers left frustrated as 'massive backlog' delays investigation of white collar crime

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:30 PM 14,636 Views 18 Comments

There are not enough gardai with the expertise to investigate this often complex type of crime, according to experts working in the area.

# fraud - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Music teacher claimed €175,000 in welfare while living in €3,000 penthouse apartment, court told
# Welfare
# Welfare

Music teacher claimed €175,000 in welfare while living in €3,000 penthouse apartment, court told

Jan 17th 2018, 8:15 PM 34,842 Views 0 Comments

He is repaying €100 a week.

# fraud - Monday 4 December, 2017

Businesses warned to vigilant as over €700,000 lost in the past month from invoice fraud
# Invoice Redirect Fraud
# Invoice Redirect Fraud

Businesses warned to vigilant as over €700,000 lost in the past month from invoice fraud

Dec 4th 2017, 2:43 PM 13,367 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí said today that there had been numerous attempts by scammers to carry out invoice redirect fraud on businesses.

# fraud - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Christmas shopping on the move? Gardaí warn to only shop online when on personal WiFi
# Safe Online Shopping
# Safe Online Shopping

Christmas shopping on the move? Gardaí warn to only shop online when on personal WiFi

Dec 3rd 2017, 4:00 PM 18,257 Views 8 Comments

In the first six months of this year there has been €16.6 million gross card fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India
# Ballet By Sharapova
# Ballet By Sharapova

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India

Nov 21st 2017, 9:05 AM 62,947 Views 43 Comments

Prospective buyers were told the complex would house a tennis academy, a clubhouse and a helipad.

# fraud - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam
# Amateur Fashion
# Amateur Fashion

'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam

Nov 14th 2017, 3:15 PM 33,358 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said Angela McDonagh set up the claim in an “amateur fashion”.

# fraud - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man who claimed wife and child died in Grenfell Tower pleads guilty to fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man who claimed wife and child died in Grenfell Tower pleads guilty to fraud

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:28 PM 19,596 Views 26 Comments

Anh Nhu Nguyen claimed £12,500 in financial support after the fire.

# fraud - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail
# Fraud
# Fraud

Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail

Oct 12th 2017, 7:05 PM 35,266 Views 95 Comments

She has been given a suspended sentence.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail
# Welfare Fraud
# Welfare Fraud

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail

Oct 10th 2017, 7:11 PM 40,758 Views 45 Comments

46-year-old Richard Burbridge committed the offences while operating a courier contract for the Courts Service.

# fraud - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Gardaí urge anyone with evidence relating to false breath test figures to come forward
# Breath Test Scandal
# Breath Test Scandal

Gardaí urge anyone with evidence relating to false breath test figures to come forward

Sep 17th 2017, 6:55 PM 17,546 Views 83 Comments

Gardaí released the statement this evening.

# fraud - Friday 8 September, 2017

Israel prime minister's wife facing charges of fraud for allegedly overspending public funds
# Sara Netanyahu
# Sara Netanyahu

Israel prime minister's wife facing charges of fraud for allegedly overspending public funds

Sep 8th 2017, 9:28 PM 10,798 Views 25 Comments

It’s alleged that Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife spent over $100,000 in public funds on private meals at the prime minister’s official residence.

# fraud - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Aug 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 17,766 Views 2 Comments

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

# fraud - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company
# Vote Tampering
# Vote Tampering

'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 7,403 Views 43 Comments

The Attorney General has launched an investigation into what she called scandalous electoral fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,525 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# fraud - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

London businessman found guilty of selling horsemeat labelled as beef for profit
# Fraud
# Fraud

London businessman found guilty of selling horsemeat labelled as beef for profit

Jul 26th 2017, 10:52 PM 20,220 Views 23 Comments

The businessman was found guilty of fraud after relabelling horsemeat mixed with beef as 100% beef.

# fraud - Friday 21 July, 2017

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam?
# Scam-a-lot
# Scam-a-lot

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam?

Jul 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 12,028 Views 41 Comments

Guarding your personal and bank details is essential for modern living, but it’s possible for even the wary to be caught out occasionally.

Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Female pensioner arrested after 74-year-old man scammed out of thousands of pounds

Jul 21st 2017, 8:20 AM 14,536 Views 6 Comments

The man had been the victim of a scam involving alleged Ministry of Justice bank charges.

# fraud - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Man jailed for stealing €175,000 from the BBC to fund 'lifestyle of cars and holidays'
# Expensive Tastes
# Expensive Tastes

Man jailed for stealing €175,000 from the BBC to fund 'lifestyle of cars and holidays'

Jul 19th 2017, 3:15 PM 18,464 Views 5 Comments

52-year-old Lee Richardson admitted the fraud after being investigated by the London Met Police’s online fraud unit.

# fraud - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Insurers tell court they've uncovered 'organised and sophisticated multi-million euro fraud ring'
# Damages Claims
# Damages Claims

Insurers tell court they've uncovered 'organised and sophisticated multi-million euro fraud ring'

Jul 11th 2017, 3:48 PM 25,024 Views 0 Comments

Zurich Insurance believe they have uncovered an Eastern European fraud ring behind fake damages claims.

# fraud - Monday 10 July, 2017

Promoters issue warning as Ed Sheeran tickets pop up on resale websites at inflated prices
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

Promoters issue warning as Ed Sheeran tickets pop up on resale websites at inflated prices

Jul 10th 2017, 12:39 PM 21,190 Views 26 Comments

Over 300,000 tickets have been sold for the singer’s seven dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.

# fraud - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Change to Leo's campaign: Only those convicted of fraud over €5,000 to have names published
# Benefit Fraud
# Benefit Fraud

Change to Leo's campaign: Only those convicted of fraud over €5,000 to have names published

Jul 5th 2017, 11:30 PM 20,939 Views 68 Comments

The names will be published on a quarterly basis on the Department of Social Protection’s website.