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#Money Laundering

# money-laundering - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Bookies, banks and fraud: The methods Irish-based ISIS sympathisers use to steal and funnel cash
# Funding Terror
# Funding Terror

Bookies, banks and fraud: The methods Irish-based ISIS sympathisers use to steal and funnel cash

Jan 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,146 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí continue to crack down on the offence.

# money-laundering - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'White collar crimes will not be tolerated': Cabinet backing for new anti-money laundering laws
# Approved
# Approved

'White collar crimes will not be tolerated': Cabinet backing for new anti-money laundering laws

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:13 PM 14,688 Views 53 Comments

The new bill will give enhanced powers to the gardaí and the Criminal Assets Bureau, Minister Charlie Flanagan said.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Man (42) charged in connection with international money laundering investigation
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Man (42) charged in connection with international money laundering investigation

Dec 18th 2018, 9:43 AM 19,029 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear before the Criminal Court of Justice at 10.30am this morning.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Criminals are using social media to recruit Irish students as 'money mules'
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Criminals are using social media to recruit Irish students as 'money mules'

Dec 4th 2018, 5:44 PM 15,935 Views 10 Comments

Advertisements for “get rich quick” or fake jobs on Facebook are being used to dupe people, gardaí said.

# money-laundering - Friday 23 November, 2018

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules
# Money Laundering Targeted
# Money Laundering Targeted

Tougher rules for bookmakers under new money laundering rules

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:40 PM 15,150 Views 17 Comments

New rules targeting money laundering were announced today by the government.

# money-laundering - Monday 19 November, 2018

Men arrested as part of money laundering investigation released without charge
# Dublin And Kerry
# Dublin And Kerry

Men arrested as part of money laundering investigation released without charge

Updated Nov 19th 2018, 10:08 PM 25,409 Views 13 Comments

Three other men were arrested last week.

# money-laundering - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Three men arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Co Kerry
# Arrests
# Arrests

Three men arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Co Kerry

Nov 15th 2018, 4:36 PM 21,272 Views 10 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# money-laundering - Friday 19 October, 2018

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money

Oct 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,280 Views 22 Comments

The practice is particularly prevalent in Irish prisons.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

John Gilligan remanded back into custody over alleged money laundering offences
# Courts
# Courts

John Gilligan remanded back into custody over alleged money laundering offences

Sep 4th 2018, 9:38 AM 20,460 Views 0 Comments

The gangland criminal was arrested last month as he tried to board a flight at Belfast International Airport.

# money-laundering - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation

Jul 18th 2018, 11:39 AM 21,261 Views 0 Comments

The alleged fraud is believed to have been perpetrated against a Danish company in May 2016.

# money-laundering - Friday 29 June, 2018

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team

Jun 29th 2018, 1:57 PM 3,638 Views 0 Comments

Sandro Rosell is accused of siphoning off €15 million in illegal commissions from a TV rights deal.

# money-laundering - Monday 27 November, 2017

Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches
# Intesa
# Intesa

Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches

Nov 27th 2017, 12:57 PM 19,482 Views 29 Comments

The fine reflects the significant increase in penalties imposed for such breaches in recent years.

# money-laundering - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Ireland is in the EU's top 10 countries for money laundering and terrorist financing
# Top Dollar
# Top Dollar

Ireland is in the EU's top 10 countries for money laundering and terrorist financing

Sep 6th 2017, 12:42 PM 26,322 Views 49 Comments

A report has found that Ireland comes in third place when it comes to the number of reports into the suspected financing of terrorism.

# money-laundering - Monday 4 September, 2017

Two arrests after gardaí seize over €800k in cash in Naas
# Kildare
# Kildare

Two arrests after gardaí seize over €800k in cash in Naas

Sep 4th 2017, 7:16 AM 17,656 Views 13 Comments

The men were arrested after a planned operation by the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

# money-laundering - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 19,329 Views 8 Comments

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two men arrested and gardaí recover €900,000 as part of money laundering operation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men arrested and gardaí recover €900,000 as part of money laundering operation

May 23rd 2017, 2:05 PM 22,328 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí arrested the men (aged 31 and 67) this morning.

# money-laundering - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering
# Ouch
# Ouch

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering

Apr 26th 2017, 12:01 AM 19,954 Views 22 Comments

The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.

# money-laundering - Friday 10 March, 2017

Drimnagh Credit Union has been fined €125k for creating 'unacceptable risk' of money laundering
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Drimnagh Credit Union has been fined €125k for creating 'unacceptable risk' of money laundering

Mar 10th 2017, 6:13 AM 16,560 Views 18 Comments

The organisation was also found to have made ‘prohibited payments’ to some directors.

# money-laundering - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Two men due in court over international money laundering investigation
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Two men due in court over international money laundering investigation

Mar 9th 2017, 10:30 AM 14,169 Views 0 Comments

The men, aged 39 and 48 years of age, were arrested this morning in the Ratoath and Blanchardstown areas.

# money-laundering - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence
# Brazil
# Brazil

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence

Feb 25th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,044 Views 8 Comments

The 46-year-old former goalkeeper denies the allegations.

# money-laundering - Friday 13 January, 2017

Man arrested on suspicion of money laundering has been released
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested on suspicion of money laundering has been released

Jan 13th 2017, 2:21 PM 21,130 Views 16 Comments

€120,000 was seized following intelligence led searches in Islandbridge and Ballyfermot.

# money-laundering - Friday 9 December, 2016

Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws
# Settlement
# Settlement

Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws

Dec 9th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,243 Views 16 Comments

The regulator is “concerned” that the breaches occurred over a five-year period.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures

Nov 1st 2016, 7:56 AM 12,631 Views 20 Comments

The Central Bank said “significant” breaches occurred from 2010 to 2016.

# money-laundering - Saturday 29 October, 2016

# money-laundering - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Man arrested as part of €2.8 million money laundering investigation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested as part of €2.8 million money laundering investigation

Sep 28th 2016, 4:44 PM 17,186 Views 0 Comments

The arrest occurred a house on the northside of Dublin earlier today.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

London woman loses life savings after being targeted by 'romance scammers'
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

London woman loses life savings after being targeted by 'romance scammers'

Aug 16th 2016, 5:32 PM 38,024 Views 39 Comments

Over the course of two years, she sent more than £65,000 (€75,000) to a man in Ghana.

# money-laundering - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets
# Drugs And Gambling
# Drugs And Gambling

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets

Feb 20th 2016, 6:45 AM 17,692 Views 21 Comments

He applied for the money to be returned.

# money-laundering - Saturday 13 February, 2016

You better spend your €500 notes quickly, the big purple one could soon be scrapped
# Black Market
# Black Market

You better spend your €500 notes quickly, the big purple one could soon be scrapped

Feb 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 25,864 Views 50 Comments

The note is seemingly being “used more for hiding things than buying them”.

# money-laundering - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:18 PM 41,310 Views 26 Comments

She says it was in her jeans.

# money-laundering - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Woman jailed for writing romance letters to scam vulnerable men out of money
# Fraud
# Fraud

Woman jailed for writing romance letters to scam vulnerable men out of money

Jan 17th 2016, 8:45 AM 26,239 Views 28 Comments

Patricia Wutaan will spend two years in jail.

# money-laundering - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Irish funds urged to ensure clients are not financing terrorism
# Warning
# Warning

Irish funds urged to ensure clients are not financing terrorism

Nov 18th 2015, 2:27 PM 9,409 Views 9 Comments

The Central Bank cautioned that firms need to do more to prevent potential illegal activity happening on their watch.

# money-laundering - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man
# The Remnants
# The Remnants

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,683 Views 62 Comments

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Western Union has been leaving the door open for money laundering
# Dirty Money
# Dirty Money

Western Union has been leaving the door open for money laundering

May 19th 2015, 4:31 PM 14,074 Views 21 Comments

The company was fined €1.75 million for a string of policy failures.

# money-laundering - Thursday 30 April, 2015

A former Real Madrid player is facing charges relating to drug crimes
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

A former Real Madrid player is facing charges relating to drug crimes

Apr 30th 2015, 12:49 PM 7,595 Views 6 Comments

The intergovernmental police organisation has added one of the club’s ex-players to the wanted-list on their website.

# money-laundering - Friday 17 April, 2015

Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe
# Rodrigo Rato
# Rodrigo Rato

Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe

Apr 17th 2015, 7:47 AM 7,115 Views 24 Comments

Rodrigo Rato has already been charged in two graft cases.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Banks ordered to be extra careful with 'high-risk customers' like political figures
# Bad Banks
# Bad Banks

Banks ordered to be extra careful with 'high-risk customers' like political figures

Feb 17th 2015, 4:25 PM 11,956 Views 21 Comments

The Central Bank has found problems across the local industry.

# money-laundering - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Two raids and four arrests as gardaí investigate money laundering in Cork
# Proceeds Of Crime
# Proceeds Of Crime

Two raids and four arrests as gardaí investigate money laundering in Cork

Sep 18th 2014, 12:23 PM 7,640 Views 8 Comments

The two men and two women are being questioned in different stations around the city.

# money-laundering - Sunday 13 July, 2014

19-year-old woman arrested over drugs trafficking and money laundering
# PSNI
# PSNI

19-year-old woman arrested over drugs trafficking and money laundering

Jul 13th 2014, 1:54 PM 10,233 Views 11 Comments

The woman is currently in custody at a police station in Belfast.

# money-laundering - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 8th 2014, 3:16 PM 13,643 Views 16 Comments

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

# money-laundering - Friday 28 March, 2014

€5.4bn laundered through Ireland in one year - report
# Illicit Trade
# Illicit Trade

€5.4bn laundered through Ireland in one year - report

Mar 28th 2014, 10:16 AM 9,869 Views 26 Comments

An estimated €3bn is laundered through the Irish economy each year, according to a new report from Grant Thornton.