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#Theft

From TheJournal.ie More than 700 tourists were mugged last year No Míle Fáilte

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft Shut Down

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft

The introduction of kill switches on smartphones has helped reduce the number of robberies and thefts in London, New York and San Francisco.

From The42 Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US Theft

Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US

Europe’s winning captain was only in the country 90 minutes when the incident happened.

From TheJournal.ie Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system Stop Crime

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system

The text alert system was launched by the gardaí in September 2013

From TheJournal.ie Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member Data Breach

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member

The laptop contained the age groups, schools, addresses and phone numbers of a number of children.

From TheJournal.ie Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings Happy Ending

Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings

Four men, posing as roof repair men, told Kathleen Byrne she needed repair work done on her roof.

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 Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction Dismissed

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction

Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet Art Attack

Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet

Police say the thieves are likely to try and sell the valuable painting.

Twink issued a direct warning to pet thieves on the Saturday Night Show

“Get your grubby hands out of my garden.”

From TheJournal.ie €800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children Ploughing Championships This post contains videos

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children

The money could have funded two ‘angel trips’.

Woman arrested for stealing eye-shadow, and her mugshot is just perfect

It’s written all over her face.

From TheJournal.ie Car crashes in both Louth and Down in cross-border chase Crime

Car crashes in both Louth and Down in cross-border chase

The grey Volkswagen Golf was pursued the PSNI.

Woman steals bottle of wine to see her jailed boyfriend

Love conquers all. Except jail time.

From TheJournal.ie Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year Fáilte

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service responded to a range of crime or other traumatic incidents affecting over 800 tourists in 2013.

UK police hunt 'Cinderella' thief who left shoe at crime scene

Shoe must be joking us.

From TheJournal.ie Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in Dem Bones

Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in

Doyouthinktheysaurus? Yes. Yes they did.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs Metal Theft

Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs

27 people were arrested during a two-day European day of action against metal theft.

From TheJournal.ie Warning over pickpocket gang targeting rush hour Luas commuters Red Line

Warning over pickpocket gang targeting rush hour Luas commuters

The gang were seen operating on the Red Line this morning, around the Busáras and Connolly stops.

From TheJournal.ie Burglar armed with knife arrested after stand-off with gardaí Dublin

Burglar armed with knife arrested after stand-off with gardaí

Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident and the residents of the flat were not home at the time.

From TheJournal.ie The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it Cyber Crime

The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it

The study from PWC found that cybercrime in Ireland has risen from 24 per cent to 45 per cent since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Well-known Edenderry store 'totally gutted' in overnight blaze Offaly

Well-known Edenderry store 'totally gutted' in overnight blaze

The cause of the fire is unknown but gardaí are now conducting an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested in connection with cash van robbery Crime

Four arrested in connection with cash van robbery

The three men and one woman are being held at two Dublin stations.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous' Warning

Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous'

Veterinary drugs contained in a black Toyota Landcruiser taken in Galway yesterday are “not fit for human consumption”.

From TheJournal.ie Family of child with cerebral palsy appeal for return of wheelchair accessible car Stolen

Family of child with cerebral palsy appeal for return of wheelchair accessible car

The little girl was asleep in a downstairs bedroom when burglars came in through the front door and stole car keys and a number of electronic items.

From TheJournal.ie MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss Talk It Out

MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss

The call centre was opened after the company lost approximately 750,000 bitcoin in a possible theft last week.

From TheJournal.ie Bitcoin exchange MtGox files for bankruptcy after major theft Game Over

Bitcoin exchange MtGox files for bankruptcy after major theft

MtGox’s debts totaled more than $65 million and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoin, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

From TheJournal.ie US and Japan investigating bitcoin exchange after reported theft Investigation

US and Japan investigating bitcoin exchange after reported theft

MtGox, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, went dark amid claims it lost $400 million in a theft that went unnoticed for years.

From TheJournal.ie Top bitcoin exchange website disappears after fears of theft emerge Uh-Oh

Top bitcoin exchange website disappears after fears of theft emerge

MtGox is currently offline after claims it saw more than 744,400 bitcoins stolen, worth more than $300 million in current trading figures.

From The42 Bayern-bound Lewandowski has car wheels stolen, Dortmund fans suspected Theft

Bayern-bound Lewandowski has car wheels stolen, Dortmund fans suspected

The Polish striker’s Porsche was left on bricks outside his home.

From TheJournal.ie 20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft Security Breach

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft

More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.

From TheJournal.ie Burglaries down by 10 per cent this year - but thefts increased Crimes

Burglaries down by 10 per cent this year - but thefts increased

The figures were welcomed by the Garda Commissioner, who said that we must not be complacent.

From TheJournal.ie Over 12,000 mobile phones have been stolen in the last year Be Smart

Over 12,000 mobile phones have been stolen in the last year

The phones are worth a cumulative €5 million and gardaí have tips on how to be safe.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library Art Theft

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library

A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.

Man calls police after lunch stolen from office fridge

We’ve all been there.

Prankster punched in the face for 'stealing' stranger's mobile phone

The ill advised joke didn’t go down too well with the public.

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize stolen artefacts in international operation targeting criminal gang Seizure

Gardaí seize stolen artefacts in international operation targeting criminal gang

Local police forces in Britain and Northern Ireland also arrested 19 people after a number of searches earlier today in connection with the operation.