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#White Collar Crime

# white-collar-crime - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Garda fraud chief: Ireland's 'crazy' system for hunting white collar criminals must change
# Pat Lordan
# Pat Lordan

Garda fraud chief: Ireland's 'crazy' system for hunting white collar criminals must change

Jul 25th 2021, 6:45 AM 34,499 Views 20 Comments

Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan said current investigation system is “crazy”.

# white-collar-crime - Monday 19 April, 2021

Justice Minister launches plan to help tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Justice Minister launches plan to help tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Apr 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,755 Views 30 Comments

McEntee said that the plan is being put in place to ensure those who engage in white-collar criminality are caught and punished.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Gardaí to get access to suspects' phones as part of plan to tackle white-collar crime and corruption
# Hamilton Report
# Hamilton Report

Gardaí to get access to suspects' phones as part of plan to tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 2:48 PM 42,085 Views 57 Comments

A review had also recommended that the Ethics Acts be strengthened to address instances where breaches come to light after Oireachtas members have left office.

# white-collar-crime - 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 14,619 Views 53 Comments

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

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Ireland's 'unfit' corporate watchdog is about to get a major overhaul
# Policy
# Policy

Ireland's 'unfit' corporate watchdog is about to get a major overhaul

Nov 2nd 2017, 1:41 PM 10,003 Views 56 Comments

The ODCE was roundly criticised for its role in the collapse of the case against Sean FitzPatrick.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Australian tax office deputy accused of conspiracy to defraud the government of €110 million
# Elaborate Scheme
# Elaborate Scheme

Australian tax office deputy accused of conspiracy to defraud the government of €110 million

May 18th 2017, 7:39 AM 10,666 Views 11 Comments

His son and daughter were also arrested over the scheme.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Explainer: How people on tracker mortgages were shafted by financial institutions
# Banking Error
# Banking Error

Explainer: How people on tracker mortgages were shafted by financial institutions

Jan 24th 2017, 6:21 PM 33,614 Views 48 Comments

There have been calls for gardaí to investigate the tracker mortgage scandal.

# white-collar-crime - Friday 11 March, 2016

White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority
# Opinion
# Opinion

White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority

Mar 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,101 Views 59 Comments

There is a lack of political energy around reform, writes John Devitt.

# white-collar-crime - Friday 24 July, 2015

Renua Ireland doesn't know how much money it has in its bank account
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Renua Ireland doesn't know how much money it has in its bank account

Jul 24th 2015, 1:04 PM 12,674 Views 69 Comments

The party launched its 10 point plan for tackling white-collar crime today.

# white-collar-crime - Sunday 26 October, 2014

'It has never been easier to get away with white collar crime in Ireland'
# Transparency Ireland
# Transparency Ireland

'It has never been easier to get away with white collar crime in Ireland'

Oct 26th 2014, 8:30 AM 13,966 Views 24 Comments

Can criminals do more damage with a computer than with a gun in a bank?

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Anglo trial hears Seán Fitzpatrick regretted ‘not being more involved’ in Maple 10 deal
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo trial hears Seán Fitzpatrick regretted ‘not being more involved’ in Maple 10 deal

Feb 19th 2014, 10:15 PM 9,450 Views 0 Comments

Former CFO Matt Moran says that Fitzpatrick expressed concern about the terms of the loan deal.

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong

Dec 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 123 Views 26 Comments

Unlike other small open economies, Ireland does not have a single agency dedicated to fighting corruption; our failure to hold people to account for manifest wrongdoing sends a clear message to citizens and international investors.

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?

Mar 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 165 Views 23 Comments

With over 24 million documents and a court case that could take over six months, the availability of jurors and their understanding of this complex trial is being flagged by legal professionals. Nuala Haughey explores the future of juries in white collar crime cases.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Ian Drennan is the new Director of Corporate Enforcement
# Odce
# Odce

Ian Drennan is the new Director of Corporate Enforcement

Aug 28th 2012, 6:59 PM 6,319 Views 25 Comments

Drennan has been the chief executive of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority for the last eight years.

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director
# White Collar Crime
# White Collar Crime

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director

Aug 28th 2012, 8:31 AM 3,525 Views 48 Comments

Paul Appleby, who announced his decision to retire last January but stayed on for an extra six months after discussions with Government, wants Gardaí to be able to hold suspects for longer than 24 hours.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Maximum prison sentence for some white collar crimes doubles
# White Collar Crime
# White Collar Crime

Maximum prison sentence for some white collar crimes doubles

Jul 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 4,579 Views 30 Comments

The new legislation is a part of a crackdown on white collar crime.

# white-collar-crime - Monday 30 April, 2012

Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it

Apr 30th 2012, 7:15 AM 93 Views 20 Comments

This week, regular TheJournal.ie columnist Nick Leeson says that Ireland technically doesn’t have white collar crime – but only because no-one is being properly punished for bad business actions.

# white-collar-crime - Monday 26 December, 2011

Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 8:25 AM 48 Views 13 Comments

Ireland and a euro break-up, the truth about tribunals, white collar crime and the dangers of ‘pay day’ loans – former trader Nick Leeson rings the closing bell on 2011.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime
# White Collar Crime
# White Collar Crime

Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime

Sep 29th 2011, 2:49 PM 627 Views 10 Comments

Those convicted of hard-core competition offences could see fines of up to €5 million, while the maximum prison sentence will be doubled to 10 years.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Column: Criminal investigations into Anglo Irish Bank are taking too long - and I should know
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Criminal investigations into Anglo Irish Bank are taking too long - and I should know

May 31st 2011, 10:51 AM 17 Views 0 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson, who spent six and a half years in jail for bringing down Barings Bank, says we can’t afford to delay prosecutions of financial crime.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 19 May, 2011

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"
# Crime
# Crime

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"

May 19th 2011, 3:52 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

Minister vows to give gardaí and prosecutors powers to bring prosecutions more efficiently and to tackle white collar crime.

# white-collar-crime - Friday 13 May, 2011

Shatter publishes new Bill to tackle white collar crime
# Crime
# Crime

Shatter publishes new Bill to tackle white collar crime

May 13th 2011, 1:56 PM 684 Views 0 Comments

The justice minister says the bill will reduce delays in prosecutions, targeting offences in banking, fraud and cybercrime.

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Shatter to prioritise laws creating national DNA database
# DNA Database
# DNA Database

Shatter to prioritise laws creating national DNA database

Apr 20th 2011, 3:49 PM 826 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Justice tells the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors about his legislative priorities.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

White-collar crime 'stretches gardaí to the limit'
Live Apr 19th 2011, 8:31 AM

White-collar crime 'stretches gardaí to the limit'