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From TheJournal.ie Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014 Anglo This post contains images

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014

The former chief of the now defunct bank appeared with two other former directors at the Circuit Criminal Court today as a trial date was provisionally set for next year.

From TheJournal.ie Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning Anglo

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning

The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Welfare amnesty would allow people who defraud State 'to escape scot-free' Amnesty

Welfare amnesty would allow people who defraud State 'to escape scot-free'

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has rejected Sinn Féin’s proposal for a social welfare amnesty for those who have been overpaid or have defrauded the State.

From TheJournal.ie New crime figures show burglaries on the rise Crime Stats

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

From TheJournal.ie Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme Peter Paid-off

Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme

Peter Madoff is jailed after a plea bargain with prosecutors, for helping to falsify his brother’s corporate accounts.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund Hoax Call

Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund

The caller tells recipients they are due the refund but will need to deposit €250 into a bank account in order to receive it.

From TheJournal.ie Co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank under investigation for alleged tax fraud Fraud

Co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank under investigation for alleged tax fraud

The allegations date back to 2010 and concern “individuals suspected of tax fraud in connection with trading in carbon emissions certificates”.

From TheJournal.ie Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus Virus

Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus

The virus infected both computer and smartphones in order to monitor and manipulate online banking sessions.

From TheJournal.ie EU law to change to guard against 'predatory' directory ad scams Scam

EU law to change to guard against 'predatory' directory ad scams

Small business owner are targeted by companies presenting misleading ad contracts and charging up to €5k a year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Collusion at senior levels' of Ugandan government agencies led to aid fraud - report Aid Fraud

'Collusion at senior levels' of Ugandan government agencies led to aid fraud - report

The misappropriation of €4 million Irish aid in Uganda was supported by a ‘sophisticated and elaborate’ scheme.

From TheJournal.ie NTMA Chief says State Street "perpetrated a fraudulent act" Fraud

NTMA Chief says State Street "perpetrated a fraudulent act"

State Street said the individuals involved in improperly taking commission are no longer with the company.

From TheJournal.ie Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland RETAIL CRIME

Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland

More than half of retailers say they have experienced increased levels of crime in the last two years.

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Two men in court over alleged €8.8 million theft Courts

Two men in court over alleged €8.8 million theft

The two men are charged over allegedly borrowing €8.8 million to buy land in contravention of Theft and Fraud legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply Crime Stats

Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply

The single biggest drop came in the category of weapons and explosives offences, which fell by more than 15 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested on suspicion of faking cancer to pay for wedding Cancer Fraud

Woman arrested on suspicion of faking cancer to pay for wedding

It is suspected that 22-year-old Danielle Watson faked having stage four cervical cancer to fund her wedding through charitable donations.

From TheJournal.ie Iran to execute four people convicted over major bank fraud Iran

Iran to execute four people convicted over major bank fraud

Scandal centred on bank loans through allegedly forged or illegally-obtained letters of credit to buy several state companies.

A MAN IN HIS 40S is due to appear in a Dublin court later this morning in connection with Social Welfare payment fraud. The court appearance follows a multi-agency investigation involving the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation and the Department of Social Protection’s special investigations unit in liaison with the UK’s Department of Work & Pensions and the Fraud Investigation Service.

From TheJournal.ie GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US Fraud

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US

The fine was the largest health care fraud settlement in US history.

From TheJournal.ie Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak Piracy

Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak

“It’s just kind of ridiculous what they did to his life”: Apple co-founder supports Kim Dotcom.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire Stanford given 110-year jail term over $7bn fraud Fraud

Billionaire Stanford given 110-year jail term over $7bn fraud

On the plus side, that’s enough time for the cricket-loving Texan to watch 8,035 test matches.

From TheJournal.ie John Edwards will not face second trial over election fraud charges John Edwards

John Edwards will not face second trial over election fraud charges

Federal charges against the former senator and presidential candidate are being dropped, say US prosecutors.

From TheJournal.ie 101 prisoners claimed social welfare despite being behind bars this year Prison

101 prisoners claimed social welfare despite being behind bars this year

The Department of Social Protection has been cracking down on the number of prisoners who claim social welfare benefits while in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US Cyber Crime

Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US

If you think you’re being emailed by the FBI… you’re probably not.

From TheJournal.ie John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud Locked Up

John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud

The former governor of Mountjoy said that prison should only be used as a last resort when somebody is a risk to society.

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man dressed as dead mother for six years in welfare fraud

New York con artist collected his late mother’s Social Security payments after her death.

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Airport and rent inspectors will be used to combat welfare fraud Fraud

Airport and rent inspectors will be used to combat welfare fraud

Welfare fraud inspectors will be deployed to all entry and exit points to the country.

From TheJournal.ie Crime: Burglaries and fraud rise, other offences fall Crime

Crime: Burglaries and fraud rise, other offences fall

The CSO data shows that burglary and related offences rose by almost 8 per cent, while deception and other offences also increased.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI warns of 'computer locking' PC virus scam Cybersecurity

PSNI warns of 'computer locking' PC virus scam

A virus has been locking computers, displaying a police logo and demanding payment of a fine to have it unlocked again.

From TheJournal.ie Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey Crime

Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey

Reported crimes – in all forms – have increased over the past two years despite over €2 billion being spent on security measures.

From TheJournal.ie The bank formerly known as Anglo sends fraud newsletter to staff Ibrc
From The42 Jury finds Stanford guilty of fraud Shenanigans

Jury finds Stanford guilty of fraud

Texas financier R. Allen Stanford has been found guilty of operating a ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 30,000 people of investments totaling $7 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Megaupload faces extra fraud and copyright charges MegaUpload

Megaupload faces extra fraud and copyright charges

The company behind the shut-down file-sharing website Megavideo will now face additional charges of wire fraud and criminal copyright infringement.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé Nct

Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé

Leo Varadkar says three staff were sacked as a result of RTÉ’s show, while another five members have since been dismissed.

From TheJournal.ie Irish lawyer struck off for 'disgraceful misconduct' Disbarred

Irish lawyer struck off for 'disgraceful misconduct'

Patrick Russell was disbarred by The King’s Inns after being found guilty of professional misconduct.

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Today’s 5 at 5: Cowen’s take on social welfare fraud figures, Betfair launches investigation into possible €25 million payout – and Twitter users are unimpressed with the Guardian’s Jedward editorial…

From TheJournal.ie Australian official 'took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle' Australia This post contains videos

Australian official 'took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle'

Joel Barlow was arrested earlier today as it was revealed he diverted money due to be paid to charities into his own bank account.

From TheJournal.ie Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud Russia

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud

But the prime minister’s status update was met with derision – with hundreds of comments expressing voters’ anger.