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#Criminal Gangs

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested in Drogheda as part of ongoing operation targeting rival gangs Gangland Feud

Four men arrested in Drogheda as part of ongoing operation targeting rival gangs

Local garda units were assisted by members of the gardaí armed support unit.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo Criminal Gangs

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo

Sweden’s justice minister called the shootings an “abominable crime”.

From TheJournal.ie Man (33) due in court in connection with human trafficking by criminal gangs Sexual Exploitation

Man (33) due in court in connection with human trafficking by criminal gangs

An investigation into human trafficking of Polish nationals by organised criminal groups for sexual exploitation began in February 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons Gang Culture

Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons

The Irish Prison Service is being blamed for the growth of criminal gangs in Irish jails.

From TheJournal.ie Abusers streaming child sex abuse footage through video chat apps Paedophile Rings

Abusers streaming child sex abuse footage through video chat apps

Criminal gangs are recruiting disadvantaged children or their own children for the abuse, according to a disturbing new report from Europol.

From TheJournal.ie Are there pimps living in your community? Prostitution

Are there pimps living in your community?

A new campaign is urging members of the public to report any suspicions they have about sexual exploitation in their local area.

From TheJournal.ie Criminal gang crackdown continues in Waterford with four more arrests Gardaí

Criminal gang crackdown continues in Waterford with four more arrests

A total of 12 people have now been arrested as part of the operation, with seven released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unscrupulous pub owners' selling dangerous counterfeit alcohol Alcohol

'Unscrupulous pub owners' selling dangerous counterfeit alcohol

A spokesperson for Revenue said there has been an increase in seizures of counterfeit alcohol this year and there are considerable risks involved for those drinking it.

From TheJournal.ie Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million Fakes

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million

Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.

From TheJournal.ie Two released in Eamon Kelly murder investigation, four still being held Eamon Kelly

Two released in Eamon Kelly murder investigation, four still being held

Four people – three men and one woman – remain in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of the criminal gang boss last Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State Seizure

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State

The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings' Tiger Kidnapping

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'

The party’s Chief Whip said his own family had experienced a tiger kidnapping “first hand” – and that he did not wish to see others suffer the same ordeal.

From TheJournal.ie Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick Opinion

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick

On Limerick’s estates, crime is being spurred by pressing social problems – and they’re not going away, writes sociologist Niamh Hourigan.

From The42 Criminals are trafficking young footballers to fix matches, says FIFA Dirty Tactics

Criminals are trafficking young footballers to fix matches, says FIFA

Football chiefs believe that players are being imported to Europe and South America to participate in criminal scams.