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# fraud - Friday 16 May, 2014

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to 'sophisticated credit card scam'

Police said a number of business people have already been defrauded out of significant sums of money.

# fraud - Monday 12 May, 2014

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

# fraud - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gardaí investigate employees at Burton's department over €1.2m claims

It is alleged that the employees were making payments to a number of individuals that were “not appropriate”.

# fraud - Thursday 24 April, 2014

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud

The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.

Burton's department launches programme to catch welfare fraudsters

In one instance, a man claiming jobseeker’s had €400,000 in his bank account and the minister said some €10 million has already been recovered as part of her department’s new system.

# fraud - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors

Twenty gardaí are to be sent around the country as part of a new pilot scheme to crack down on social welfare fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation

The men have since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

# fraud - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man gets brilliant revenge on Gumtree fraudster by texting him entire works of Shakespeare Sweet Revenge

# fraud - Friday 14 March, 2014

Fraudsters 'grooming' bank customers before phishing attacks

The PSNI have warned that organised criminals are grooming their victims in order to make them comply with their requests.

# fraud - Thursday 13 March, 2014

US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities

US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities

Former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice “Fabulous Fab” Tourre sold the securities right before the US housing bubble burst.

# fraud - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud

The pilot service uses your phone’s location to verify purchases done by credit card when you’re abroad.

# fraud - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The42 Barcelona innocent of tax fraud, insists club president Political Football

Barcelona innocent of tax fraud, insists club president

“We took advice, ourselves, the player, Santos, and we did everything legally,” Josep Bartomeu said

# fraud - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Man arrested over €4 million investment fraud investigation

The man was arrested after a house in Co Leitrim was searched this morning.

# fraud - Monday 17 February, 2014

Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing

It brings the total of people charged in relation to the scandal to six.

# fraud - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Two Passport office employees arrested in new fraud investigation

This is the second fraud investigation in less than a year at the Passport office.

# fraud - Monday 27 January, 2014

Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam

The Law Society is warning that it has no record of Duke Chambers, Duke Solicitors, or a solicitor called Mr Steven Duke.

# fraud - Friday 20 December, 2013

Man appears in court charged with €200,000 Anglo computer fraud

The former bank clerk is charged with nine counts of unlawfully using a computer to cover up €200,000 worth of missing loan payments.

# fraud - Thursday 19 December, 2013

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

# fraud - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup'

Trustev was set up in 2012 and helps to prevent online fraud.

# fraud - Friday 13 December, 2013

€17.7m paid out to victims of rogue solicitors in 5 years

Minister Alan Shatter says that the State will not take over the scheme from the Law Society as it would “not be in the public interest” to stump up out of their own pocket.

Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud

The four directors were sentenced to between three-and-a-half and five-and-a-half years in prison.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Founder of French breast implant scandal firm jailed

Jean-Claude Mas of PIP will spend four years in prison, while a number of the firm’s ex-managers have been convicted of fraud.

# fraud - Monday 9 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# fraud - Friday 6 December, 2013

Smartphone users are 33% more likely to fall victim to identity fraud

Cross-border scams for fraudulent tickets, counterfeit goods and data phishing are increasingly common, says survey

# fraud - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Former solicitor charged over alleged €2.8 million fraud

Ruairí Ó Ceallaigh appeared before Dublin District Court this morning.

# fraud - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne sentenced to 12 years in jail for fraud and theft

The former solicitor was found guilty of 50 charges in the State’s largest-ever fraud trial last month.

'Reckless journalism' could affect Thomas Byrne's prison safety, claims lawyer

A number of newspaper reports claiming that Byrne had acted on behalf of suspected criminal figures were rejected in court today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon

The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.

# fraud - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

'Culture of secrecy' in Nigella Lawson's marriage hid alleged drug problems

These claims emerged as a judge decided the trial of two sisters accused of fraud while working for the couple would go ahead.

# fraud - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The42 Lance Armstrong reaches settlement in fraud case Doping

Lance Armstrong reaches settlement in fraud case

The lawsuit brought by Acceptance Insurance sought repayment of $3 million “in undeserved and unearned pay.”

# fraud - Monday 18 November, 2013

Thomas Byrne found guilty of 50 charges in fraud trial

The jury came to its decision after 17 hours and 29 minutes of deliberations.

# fraud - Monday 21 October, 2013

Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service said some of their customers have been contacted and told they must pay a fine of €500.

# fraud - Friday 11 October, 2013

Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time

A suspended sentence was handed down to Downpatrick woman Kathy Ward.

# fraud - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

No further action from Central Bank over Anglo following tapes controversy

“No new issues” came to light as a result of the publication of the tapes earlier this year, according to a statement from the Central Bank this afternoon.

# fraud - Monday 16 September, 2013

Concern over use of garda logo in online fraud

An IT support company has said that there has been a surge in scams using the logo over the last year.

# fraud - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Two gardaí arrested in suspected fraud case are released

However, a third person was arrested in Dublin last night in connection with the case.

# fraud - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

# fraud - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Con artists net €30,000 in space of a week using new ATM scam

The thieves are trapping customers’ cards, distracting them, and then replacing the valid card with a stolen or cancelled one.

# fraud - Saturday 17 August, 2013

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.