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Man (32) arrested over directing criminal gang involved in money laundering
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Man (32) arrested over directing criminal gang involved in money laundering

Jun 2nd 2021, 1:44 PM 14,888 Views 4 Comments

The man was arrested in Balbriggan, Co Dublin this morning.

Covid fraudsters: Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them
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Covid fraudsters: Here are the most common scams and how to avoid them

May 26th 2021, 12:10 AM 30,377 Views 11 Comments

Be careful with your cash.

Gardaí arrest suspected money mule recruiter being used to help carry out fraud
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Gardaí arrest suspected money mule recruiter being used to help carry out fraud

May 25th 2021, 12:38 PM 19,150 Views 0 Comments

Money mules are people who allow their bank accounts to be used to facilitate money laundering.

HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week
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HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week

Updated May 22nd 2021, 6:25 PM 29,737 Views 32 Comments

Government ministers have met to review progress on Ireland’s response to the attack.

Warning as fraudsters see HSE hack as opportunity to scam people with calls and texts
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Warning as fraudsters see HSE hack as opportunity to scam people with calls and texts

May 20th 2021, 5:27 PM 33,577 Views 20 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said fraudsters are “leveraging off the fear” people have around this hack.

Two men arrested in fraud and bribery investigation released without charge
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Two men arrested in fraud and bribery investigation released without charge

May 14th 2021, 2:48 PM 18,613 Views 2 Comments

The two men were held at Terenure Garda Station before being released.

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud
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Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud

May 13th 2021, 6:02 PM 59,799 Views 0 Comments

The man is alleged to have claimed €8,000 in fraudulent claims spread across the PUP and social welfare system.

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
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Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages

May 7th 2021, 9:50 PM 37,730 Views 26 Comments

The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.

Man arrested on suspicion of fraud following report made to gardaí by former employer
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Man arrested on suspicion of fraud following report made to gardaí by former employer

Apr 13th 2021, 4:35 PM 66,129 Views 7 Comments

He is currently detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station.

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number
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Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number

Apr 11th 2021, 9:25 AM 25,370 Views 7 Comments

The department does not contact members of the public using the number.

Man arrested over allegations of 200 insurance claims made using false identities
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Man arrested over allegations of 200 insurance claims made using false identities

Apr 2nd 2021, 1:34 PM 35,558 Views 50 Comments

The man is being detained at a North Dublin garda station.

Forklift driver who went on €200k spending spree with Premier League player's bank card jailed for fraud
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Forklift driver who went on €200k spending spree with Premier League player's bank card jailed for fraud

Mar 19th 2021, 10:45 PM 73,265 Views 40 Comments

A court heard the card was used at a casino in London, for hotels stays, at a nail salon and for meals at Nando’s and Greggs.

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes
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Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes

Mar 11th 2021, 9:58 AM 15,705 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí said today that up to 10 million online transactions were carried out over the Christmas shopping period.

'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise
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'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise

Mar 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 29,087 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí have said more people have become vulnerable to these scams during the pandemic because they are concerned about their finances.

Man (64) accused of running bogus legal advice service found hiding in bushes by gardaí, court hears
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Man (64) accused of running bogus legal advice service found hiding in bushes by gardaí, court hears

Mar 4th 2021, 9:21 PM 47,228 Views 0 Comments

David Williams was charged with 14 fraud offences.

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud
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Man arrested over €20 million property fraud

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:09 PM 38,569 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say mortgage charges were fraudulently removed from 12 properties.

Man charged over international invoice redirection fraud
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Man charged over international invoice redirection fraud

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:53 AM 39,579 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí found that €430,000 had been transferred in fraudulent transactions.

Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity
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Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity

Feb 4th 2021, 9:00 PM 19,112 Views 0 Comments

The man is due in court in June.

AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks
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AIB customers hit by increase in 'smishing' fraud attacks

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 28,116 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí are warning bank users not to click fraudulent links in texts or give away personal details.

Victim of rogue moneylenders urges people to be cautious about 'quick and easy' loans
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Victim of rogue moneylenders urges people to be cautious about 'quick and easy' loans

Dec 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,285 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí have also issued a warning.

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge
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Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge

Dec 11th 2020, 7:38 PM 28,655 Views 6 Comments

A file is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
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Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts

Dec 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 35,470 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.

Woman arrested in relation to misappropriation of €1.2 million at Dublin credit union
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Woman arrested in relation to misappropriation of €1.2 million at Dublin credit union

Dec 10th 2020, 6:30 PM 50,533 Views 25 Comments

The 60-year-old woman is being detained at Balbriggan Garda Station.

Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims
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Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims

Dec 8th 2020, 3:43 PM 13,925 Views 0 Comments

Personal data was collected through a phishing email and used to make applications for the pandemic unemployment payment.

Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys
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Warning over spate of fake texts claiming customs charges owed on online buys

Dec 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 96,684 Views 16 Comments

Warnings issued as scammers are using so-called “sim towers” to circulate fake text messages purporting to be from legitimate parcel delivery firms.

Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams
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Bank of Ireland warns customers not to fall for investment scams

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:12 PM 12,226 Views 2 Comments

The bank issued a fraud alert today following an increase in reports of incidence of investment fraud.

Gardaí identify 28 people suspected of involvement in Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud
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Gardaí identify 28 people suspected of involvement in Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:23 PM 154,193 Views 26 Comments

Gardaí seized documentation during a planned raid.

Two arrested over allegations of fraud at Irish broadcaster
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Two arrested over allegations of fraud at Irish broadcaster

Nov 7th 2020, 9:57 PM 141,420 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that an investigation was ongoing.

Gardaí arrest man over 30-year pension fraud worth over €500k
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Gardaí arrest man over 30-year pension fraud worth over €500k

Oct 9th 2020, 6:45 PM 61,013 Views 31 Comments

The man was arrested in Cork city this morning.

CAB seizes over €2 million worth of luxury cars in raids targeting international organised criminals
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CAB seizes over €2 million worth of luxury cars in raids targeting international organised criminals

Sep 24th 2020, 3:20 PM 42,208 Views 23 Comments

Gardaí said these raids were carried out as part of a cyber-fraud and money-laundering investigation in the UK.

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí
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People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Sep 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 28,922 Views 22 Comments

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24
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Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,629 Views 6 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

Three men due in court in connection with romance and investment fraud investigation
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Three men due in court in connection with romance and investment fraud investigation

Sep 19th 2020, 7:59 AM 25,701 Views 0 Comments

The men will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning at 10.30am.

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation
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Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation

Sep 14th 2020, 7:06 PM 39,357 Views 7 Comments

One victim was convinced to transfer large sums of cash having met fraudsters on a dating website.

Man (30s) arrested as part of investigation into invoice redirection fraud
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Man (30s) arrested as part of investigation into invoice redirection fraud

Sep 4th 2020, 4:37 PM 17,418 Views 4 Comments

This is the fifth arrest in relation to Operation Joggle.

Man (30s) arrested in invoice redirection fraud investigation
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Man (30s) arrested in invoice redirection fraud investigation

Aug 21st 2020, 4:59 PM 25,705 Views 0 Comments

Four arrests have been made as part of Operation Joggle.

Warning from gardaí after Dublin business conned out of €1.2m in invoice redirect fraud
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Warning from gardaí after Dublin business conned out of €1.2m in invoice redirect fraud

Aug 13th 2020, 12:56 PM 47,928 Views 21 Comments

Police in Hong Kong assisted gardaí and managed to secure the money so it can be returned.

Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam
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Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam

Aug 10th 2020, 1:07 PM 33,175 Views 43 Comments

The bank will also launch a campaign to raise awareness of smishing.

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
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Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam

Aug 6th 2020, 4:30 PM 65,844 Views 86 Comments

Fraudsters have targeted people via texts that appear to be from the bank.

Bank of Ireland fined €1.6 million by Central Bank following cyberfraud investigation
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Bank of Ireland fined €1.6 million by Central Bank following cyberfraud investigation

Jul 28th 2020, 1:13 PM 17,816 Views 20 Comments

The investigation was sparked by a 2014 cyberfraud incident which the Bank of Ireland did not immediately report to the gardaí.

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