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#Criminals

From TheJournal.ie Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story Black Mass

Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story

The author of Black Mass and Bulger’s biography Dick Lehr speaks to us about the criminal’s life.

From TheJournal.ie The Criminal Assets Bureau returned over €4.3 million to the State last year Assets Of Crime

The Criminal Assets Bureau returned over €4.3 million to the State last year

Some €2.37 million was returned under proceeds of crime laws.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest 42 people and seize drugs in Kilkenny and Carlow Project Storm

Gardaí arrest 42 people and seize drugs in Kilkenny and Carlow

The arrests were for a number of different offences including theft, assault and burglary.

From TheJournal.ie Feud gangs using drug addicts to get false passports Documentation

Feud gangs using drug addicts to get false passports

The gangs target drug users indebted to them to assist in obtaining the passports.

From TheJournal.ie Intended target of Ballymun shooting had been warned of threat to his life Ballymun

Intended target of Ballymun shooting had been warned of threat to his life

Convicted criminal Derek Devoy escaped without injury yesterday, but his sister and an associate of his were both killed.

From TheJournal.ie British tourist shot after her family accidentally drove into Brazilian favela Rio De Janeiro

British tourist shot after her family accidentally drove into Brazilian favela

She was hospitalised due to her injuries

From TheJournal.ie Tongue-in-cheek postcards launched in bid to track down Europe's most-wanted criminals Wish You Were Here

Tongue-in-cheek postcards launched in bid to track down Europe's most-wanted criminals

“Belgian fries are the best and we know you miss them.”

From TheJournal.ie 34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford Project Storm

34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford

Increased high visibility foot patrols were carried out across 18 neighbourhoods in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin Mountjoy Prison

Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin

When the island ceased to be a prison in June 1883 the chalice was taken to Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners Crime

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland issued a record number of European arrest warrants last year Get Back Here

Ireland issued a record number of European arrest warrants last year

Some 379 persons have been surrendered to Ireland since 2004.

From TheJournal.ie Just 29 gardaí tasked with tackling cybercrime despite surge in internet attacks Cybercrime

Just 29 gardaí tasked with tackling cybercrime despite surge in internet attacks

New survey found 44% of Irish organisations suffered an attack last year compared to just 25% in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 'The line between good and bad people can be thinner than you think' Opinion

'The line between good and bad people can be thinner than you think'

Psychologist Ian Gargan says knowing what we are capable of, not being fearful of the darker sides of our personality and embracing the differences is important.

From TheJournal.ie Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners Crime

Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners

The latest national survey finds a quarter of businesses were impacted by crime last year.

From TheJournal.ie Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance Free To Rome

Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance

Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.

From TheJournal.ie Gangs of Dublin: Another shooting, but who's fighting who? Criminals

Gangs of Dublin: Another shooting, but who's fighting who?

The killing of Vincent Ryan means gardaí are now contending with two active gangland feuds.

From TheJournal.ie We seem to have forgotten the Special Criminal Court is supposed to be exceptional Opinion

We seem to have forgotten the Special Criminal Court is supposed to be exceptional

While Sinn Féin’s manifesto pledge was always going to attract close scrutiny, the shootings in the past week have thrust its existence to the top of the news-cycle, writes Dr Alan Greene.

From TheJournal.ie Retaliation: Eddie Hutch, brother of 'The Monk', shot dead in Dublin city Crime

Retaliation: Eddie Hutch, brother of 'The Monk', shot dead in Dublin city

Emergency services have been at the scene on Poplar Row since before 8pm.

From TheJournal.ie Police say most Cologne mob suspects were asylum seekers Germany

Police say most Cologne mob suspects were asylum seekers

Police have confirmed receiving over 120 complaints of assaults, ranging from groping to two alleged rapes.

From TheJournal.ie New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders Burglaries

New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders

It’s hoped the system will help find missing people and deal with an increase in burglaries.

From TheJournal.ie Prison officers admit they don't know what to do with prison gangs Criminals

Prison officers admit they don't know what to do with prison gangs

“This is the problem – the kind of control these people have over the general population.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Want to stop people breaking into your house? Turn your lights on', says the Gardaí Stay Safe

'Want to stop people breaking into your house? Turn your lights on', says the Gardaí

The seasonal warning comes as an increase in crime is expected.

From TheJournal.ie Ever take a 'sensitive' photo of yourself? You could be at risk of sextortion Sextortion

Ever take a 'sensitive' photo of yourself? You could be at risk of sextortion

Faceless criminals are using young peoples’ personal images to extort money from them and the FBI want it to stop.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has a Witness Protection Programme and we've spent €400k on it this year Crime

Ireland has a Witness Protection Programme and we've spent €400k on it this year

The protection programme was set up as gardaí tackled gangland crime.

From TheJournal.ie This is NOT how you flush cannabis down the toilet Weed The Toilet

This is NOT how you flush cannabis down the toilet

Metropolitan Police uncovered *quite* the mess today.

Well, this is quite the crime scene...

Metropolitan Police uncovered *quite* the mess today.

From TheJournal.ie New national DNA database to become operational this year Computers

New national DNA database to become operational this year

IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery Theft

Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery

One of the burglars posed as a water meter reader to gain access to the mother’s home.

From TheJournal.ie 'It has never been easier to get away with white collar crime in Ireland' Transparency Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much money was seized from criminals last year Criminal Assets Bureau

Here's how much money was seized from criminals last year

CAB released its 2013 Annual Report today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we introduce 'sobriety tags' for offenders of alcohol-related crimes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we introduce 'sobriety tags' for offenders of alcohol-related crimes?

A pilot scheme was launched in London yesterday – should we follow suit?

From TheJournal.ie Nokia was blackmailed into paying millions to criminals back in 2008 Blackmail

Nokia was blackmailed into paying millions to criminals back in 2008

The criminals acquired the encryption key for a core part of Nokia’s Symbian software, and threatened to make it public if their demands weren’t met.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland bring in a DNA database for criminals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a DNA database for criminals?

The DNA of the most serious criminals will be kept on a database under a new law. But is it a good idea? Or a step too far for civil liberties?

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested as €800,000 worth of cannabis found in Kildare house Uncovered

Man arrested as €800,000 worth of cannabis found in Kildare house

40kg of cannabis herb was found in Crossmorris.

From TheJournal.ie 15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings BE CARFEUL

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul Drug Crime

Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul

The two men were arrested yesterday by gardaí targeting a criminal gang based in Tallaght, south Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick Masked Men

Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick

There were three young children in the house when the masked men with guns broke in to their home.

From TheJournal.ie Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy Art Robbery

Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy

The works are by French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard.

From TheJournal.ie Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings CSO

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.

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