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#Theft

From TheJournal.ie Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence Theft

Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence

Owen Travers (61) pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers over a number of years.

From TheJournal.ie Electric Picnic revellers urged to look out for rare camper van stolen ahead of festival Theft

Electric Picnic revellers urged to look out for rare camper van stolen ahead of festival

The camper van was featured in the popular TG4 dating show Pioc do Ride.

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 Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists Distraction

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists

Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.

From TheJournal.ie Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack Disappearing Act

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

From TheJournal.ie Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays Courts

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays

Laura Pennick pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash London

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash

Accounts operated by the group were used to launder almost £1 million.

From TheJournal.ie Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas Luas

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas

The 42-year-old woman spat at the victim before stealing her bag with her partner.

From TheJournal.ie Team kit stolen from Irish doctors days before Medical World Cup Theft

Team kit stolen from Irish doctors days before Medical World Cup

The team say they will go out there and represent Ireland with passion – even if they have to do it in their white coats.

From TheJournal.ie Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral Germany

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral

“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”

From TheJournal.ie American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin Irish Hospitality

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin

The American man was offered places to stay around the country.

From TheJournal.ie 20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation Dawn Raids

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

From TheJournal.ie Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts Nutty

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts

The nuts are often shipped to Europe or Asia, where they fetch a high price on the black market.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables Kildare

Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables

A number of planned searches were carried out in Leixlip.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation Longford

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation

Gardaí were assisted in the searches by officials from Revenue and the Department of Social Welfare.

From TheJournal.ie 'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones Theft

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones

More than 7,000 mobile phones have been stolen from people since the start of 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home Courts

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home

Maeve Bell will face trial next month.

From TheJournal.ie 'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items France

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

More than 3,000 religious objects were found in their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland Rosslare

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland

The suspects are being detained at Wexford Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie 16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny Operation Thor

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny

Thirty horses were also seized in the Wetlands area of Kilkenny today.

From The42 Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview Airport Security

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview

Germany international Dennis Aogo was flying to Ukraine for a Europa League clash.

From TheJournal.ie Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses Theft

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

The company said the incidents are taken extremely seriously, but they only occur in a small number of cases.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance' Belfast

Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance'

Robbers targeted the Belfast home of a family that had been taken to hospital earlier that day.

From TheJournal.ie Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers Theft

Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers

Police want to hear from anyone who may be offered meat for sale in unusual circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found Operation Thor

Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found

It’s believed items found in the search may have been used in the course of, or in connection with, theft or burglary.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has your home ever been burgled? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?

There has been a surge in burglaries since 2007, particularly in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Medicine used to euthanise animals stolen from veterinary surgery in Dublin Walkinstown Road

Medicine used to euthanise animals stolen from veterinary surgery in Dublin

The medicine is lethal if taken orally or injected by humans.

From TheJournal.ie At least 13 bikes are stolen every day in Dublin On Your Bike

At least 13 bikes are stolen every day in Dublin

Bicycle owners have been advised to use better locks.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for information after series of car thefts and 'creeper' robberies Belfast

Appeal for information after series of car thefts and 'creeper' robberies

Thieves are targeting homes while owners are present.

From TheJournal.ie Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar Theft

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar

It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.

From TheJournal.ie 16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm Dungannon

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm

The lambs would not be ready to enter the food chain for another six weeks.

From TheJournal.ie €5,000 accordion stolen from pub during the Rose of Tralee Co Kerry

€5,000 accordion stolen from pub during the Rose of Tralee

A man has been charged.

From TheJournal.ie Woman brings men home to her flat, they 'steal her €45,000 stuffed wolf' Wolf's Out The Door

Woman brings men home to her flat, they 'steal her €45,000 stuffed wolf'

Your regular boy meets girl story.

From TheJournal.ie A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings Baltinglass

A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings

The paintings, which are all by Irish artists, were taken in October last year.

From TheJournal.ie Copy of Fifty Shades of Grey sequel stolen a week before publication day That Hurts
From TheJournal.ie New York cop charged with using dead man's credit card to buy a diamond ring Seriously Bad Form

New York cop charged with using dead man's credit card to buy a diamond ring

The prosecutor called it “disgraceful conduct.”

From TheJournal.ie Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe From The Horse's Mouth
From TheJournal.ie Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out Thieves

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

From TheJournal.ie Car chase to the border follows after gardaí stop attempted ATM robbery Monaghan

Car chase to the border follows after gardaí stop attempted ATM robbery

A teleporter from a nearby building site was used to smash the bank’s wall.

From TheJournal.ie Stolen ashes of man's partner and baby returned after appeal Priceless

Stolen ashes of man's partner and baby returned after appeal

“From the bottom of my heart, thank you all so much.”