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#Fraud

From TheJournal.ie Businesses beware: An invoice scam is defrauding Irish companies Sting

Businesses beware: An invoice scam is defrauding Irish companies

The scam had the potential to net over €5 million in the 14 cases reported so far.

From The42 Bray Wanderers issue an official response to fraud allegations Claim

Bray Wanderers issue an official response to fraud allegations

The League of Ireland club say they’re unaware of any Garda investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Company directors falling prey to banking phone and email scams Phishing

Company directors falling prey to banking phone and email scams

Gardaí have issued a warning today.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time, a member of the Spanish royal family is being put on trial Tax Fraud

For the first time, a member of the Spanish royal family is being put on trial

Princess Cristina faces two counts of accessory to tax fraud.

From TheJournal.ie How much were fraudulent Child Benefit claims costing the country? Savings

How much were fraudulent Child Benefit claims costing the country?

Around €130 million in the last two years.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí on hunt to find dole cheats Special Investigation Unit

Gardaí on hunt to find dole cheats

20 gardaí will begin investigating social welfare fraud across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Will this Spanish princess face trial? She's pleading not guilty in a major fraud case Infanta Cristina

Will this Spanish princess face trial? She's pleading not guilty in a major fraud case

Cristina de Bourbon has been charged, alongside 16 others including her husband, of siphoning off public funds worth €6.1 million.

From TheJournal.ie Criminal investigation launched into Tesco's €333m blunder EVERY LITTLE DOESN'T HELP

Criminal investigation launched into Tesco's €333m blunder

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has stepped in.

From The42 Man jailed for four years for impersonating Chelsea youngster Kakuta Fraudster

Man jailed for four years for impersonating Chelsea youngster Kakuta

Medi Abalimba was convicted of multiple fraud offences totalling €67,000 after assuming the Blues starlet’s identity to help maintain a lavish lifestyle.

From TheJournal.ie Fraud on Jobseekers' Allowance cost the State €2.68 million a week in 2013 Welfare

Fraud on Jobseekers' Allowance cost the State €2.68 million a week in 2013

There was also problems with HSE procurement and payments to farmers.

From TheJournal.ie Government "cooked the books" on Health budget --- Martin Fraud

Government "cooked the books" on Health budget --- Martin

The Fianna Fáil leader is accusing the Government of acting ‘fraudulently’ on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money' Bogus Callers

Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money'

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

From TheJournal.ie Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer arrested over alleged €8m Anglo fraud Anglo

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer arrested over alleged €8m Anglo fraud

The two were charged at the Courts of Criminal Justice this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Whether you’re taking it handy or working away, here’s all you need to know as you start the day.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: David Drumm's trial continues in the US - but what's it all about? Anglo Irish Bank

Explainer: David Drumm's trial continues in the US - but what's it all about?

It’s day two and Drumm has already admitted to forgetfulness and lying.

From TheJournal.ie Former Anglo boss David Drumm facing fraud allegations in Boston court today Boston

Former Anglo boss David Drumm facing fraud allegations in Boston court today

The allegations relate to the alleged concealment of money and assets in the run up to his filing for bankruptcy in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to 'sophisticated credit card scam' Fraud

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to 'sophisticated credit card scam'

Police said a number of business people have already been defrauded out of significant sums of money.

From TheJournal.ie How many small businesses have been victims of crime? Small Business Big Crime

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate employees at Burton's department over €1.2m claims Fraud

Gardaí investigate employees at Burton's department over €1.2m claims

It is alleged that the employees were making payments to a number of individuals that were “not appropriate”.

From TheJournal.ie FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud Fraudsters

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud

The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.

From TheJournal.ie Burton's department launches programme to catch welfare fraudsters Crackdown

Burton's department launches programme to catch welfare fraudsters

In one instance, a man claiming jobseeker’s had €400,000 in his bank account and the minister said some €10 million has already been recovered as part of her department’s new system.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors Hello Officer

Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors

Twenty gardaí are to be sent around the country as part of a new pilot scheme to crack down on social welfare fraud.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation Money Laundering

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fraudsters 'grooming' bank customers before phishing attacks Scam

Fraudsters 'grooming' bank customers before phishing attacks

The PSNI have warned that organised criminals are grooming their victims in order to make them comply with their requests.

From TheJournal.ie US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities

US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities

Former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice “Fabulous Fab” Tourre sold the securities right before the US housing bubble burst.

From TheJournal.ie Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud Not Verified

Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud

The pilot service uses your phone’s location to verify purchases done by credit card when you’re abroad.

From The42 Barcelona innocent of tax fraud, insists club president Political Football

Barcelona innocent of tax fraud, insists club president

“We took advice, ourselves, the player, Santos, and we did everything legally,” Josep Bartomeu said

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over €4 million investment fraud investigation Co Leitrim

Man arrested over €4 million investment fraud investigation

The man was arrested after a house in Co Leitrim was searched this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing Libor

Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing

It brings the total of people charged in relation to the scandal to six.

From TheJournal.ie Two Passport office employees arrested in new fraud investigation Fraud

Two Passport office employees arrested in new fraud investigation

This is the second fraud investigation in less than a year at the Passport office.

From TheJournal.ie Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam Fraud

Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam

The Law Society is warning that it has no record of Duke Chambers, Duke Solicitors, or a solicitor called Mr Steven Duke.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court charged with €200,000 Anglo computer fraud Crime

Man appears in court charged with €200,000 Anglo computer fraud

The former bank clerk is charged with nine counts of unlawfully using a computer to cover up €200,000 worth of missing loan payments.

From TheJournal.ie St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown Cancer Drugs

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup' Business

Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup'

Trustev was set up in 2012 and helps to prevent online fraud.

From TheJournal.ie €17.7m paid out to victims of rogue solicitors in 5 years Law Society

€17.7m paid out to victims of rogue solicitors in 5 years

Minister Alan Shatter says that the State will not take over the scheme from the Law Society as it would “not be in the public interest” to stump up out of their own pocket.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud Banking

Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud

The four directors were sentenced to between three-and-a-half and five-and-a-half years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Founder of French breast implant scandal firm jailed Pip Scandal

Founder of French breast implant scandal firm jailed

Jean-Claude Mas of PIP will spend four years in prison, while a number of the firm’s ex-managers have been convicted of fraud.