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#Fraud

# fraud - Thursday 11 March, 2021

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 15,649 Views 18 Comments

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

# fraud - Monday 8 March, 2021

'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 28,873 Views 19 Comments

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

# fraud - Thursday 4 March, 2021

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 47,066 Views 0 Comments

David Williams was charged with 14 fraud offences.

# fraud - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

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

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:09 PM 38,482 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say mortgage charges were fraudulently removed from 12 properties.

# fraud - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

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 39,462 Views 0 Comments

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

# fraud - Thursday 4 February, 2021

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 19,046 Views 0 Comments

The man is due in court in June.

# fraud - Saturday 23 January, 2021

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 28,032 Views 27 Comments

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

# fraud - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 16,649 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí have also issued a warning.

# fraud - Friday 11 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 11th 2020, 7:38 PM 28,593 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 35,397 Views 6 Comments

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

# fraud - Thursday 10 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 10th 2020, 6:30 PM 50,458 Views 25 Comments

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

# fraud - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

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 13,908 Views 0 Comments

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

# fraud - Saturday 5 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 86,667 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.

# fraud - Thursday 3 December, 2020

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 12,188 Views 2 Comments

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

# fraud - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Gardaí identify 28 people suspected of involvement in Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud
# Sold A Pup
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# Sold A Pup

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

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:23 PM 154,116 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí seized documentation during a planned raid.

# fraud - Saturday 7 November, 2020

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

Two arrested over allegations of fraud at Irish broadcaster

Nov 7th 2020, 9:57 PM 141,293 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that an investigation was ongoing.

# fraud - Friday 9 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 9th 2020, 6:45 PM 60,988 Views 31 Comments

The man was arrested in Cork city this morning.

# fraud - Thursday 24 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 24th 2020, 3:20 PM 42,135 Views 23 Comments

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

# fraud - Monday 21 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 28,874 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 17,600 Views 6 Comments

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

# fraud - Saturday 19 September, 2020

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 25,694 Views 0 Comments

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

# fraud - Monday 14 September, 2020

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation
# Romance Fraud
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# Romance Fraud

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation

Sep 14th 2020, 7:06 PM 39,347 Views 7 Comments

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

# fraud - Friday 4 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 4th 2020, 4:37 PM 17,412 Views 4 Comments

This is the fifth arrest in relation to Operation Joggle.

# fraud - Friday 21 August, 2020

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

Man (30s) arrested in invoice redirection fraud investigation

Aug 21st 2020, 4:59 PM 25,690 Views 0 Comments

Four arrests have been made as part of Operation Joggle.

# fraud - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Warning from gardaí after Dublin business conned out of €1.2m in invoice redirect fraud
# Fraud
From TheJournal.ie
# Fraud

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

Aug 13th 2020, 12:56 PM 47,903 Views 21 Comments

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

# fraud - Monday 10 August, 2020

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

Bank of Ireland to reimburse victims of smishing scam

Aug 10th 2020, 1:07 PM 33,055 Views 43 Comments

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

# fraud - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Bank of Ireland to conduct review after customers lose thousands of euro in text scam
# Smishing
From TheJournal.ie
# Smishing

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

Aug 6th 2020, 4:30 PM 65,483 Views 85 Comments

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

# fraud - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

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 17,762 Views 20 Comments

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

Man arrested over suspected invoice re-direct fraud in Co Kerry
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# Fraud

Man arrested over suspected invoice re-direct fraud in Co Kerry

Jul 28th 2020, 1:02 PM 22,522 Views 3 Comments

The arrested man has since been released from custody.

# fraud - Monday 13 July, 2020

Gardaí warn young people not to allow themselves to be used as 'money mules'
# Money Laundering
From TheJournal.ie
# Money Laundering

Gardaí warn young people not to allow themselves to be used as 'money mules'

Jul 13th 2020, 4:12 PM 20,556 Views 8 Comments

The warning follows the arrest of a man in his early 20s in West Cork last week.

# fraud - Friday 10 July, 2020

HSE warns public of phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be from contact tracing team
# Scam
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# Scam

HSE warns public of phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be from contact tracing team

Jul 10th 2020, 7:27 PM 23,823 Views 23 Comments

The HSE has stressed that it does not charge or ask for payment for testing.

France uncovers 'massive fraud' of coronavirus wage payouts
# Wage Payment
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# Wage Payment

France uncovers 'massive fraud' of coronavirus wage payouts

Jul 10th 2020, 2:52 PM 42,863 Views 18 Comments

The French government has paid around 84% of net salary for people unable to work due to the pandemic.

# fraud - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Two arrested for conspiracy to defraud in relation to 2016 road collision
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Two arrested for conspiracy to defraud in relation to 2016 road collision

Jul 9th 2020, 5:12 PM 27,684 Views 37 Comments

The man and woman were arrested at their home this morning.

# fraud - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Man arrested as part of investigation into Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Man arrested as part of investigation into Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud

Jul 2nd 2020, 3:12 PM 53,055 Views 13 Comments

The investigation is linked with up to 25 separate claims made under the scheme, totalling over €56,000.

# fraud - Monday 29 June, 2020

Gardaí warn the public about a fake jury duty scam
# Fraud
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# Fraud

Gardaí warn the public about a fake jury duty scam

Jun 29th 2020, 10:40 PM 43,909 Views 15 Comments

The email encourages people to click on a link in order to get a jury number – Gardaí have warned people not to do this.

France’s former prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife found guilty in fraud trial
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# Guilty

France’s former prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife found guilty in fraud trial

Jun 29th 2020, 1:48 PM 25,113 Views 16 Comments

Fillon was accused of using public funds to pay his wife and children for work they never performed.

# fraud - Friday 22 May, 2020

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own
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# Arrest

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own

May 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 46,861 Views 19 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí in Dublin today.

# fraud - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Teenager arrested over suspected fraud was allegedly receiving six separate Covid-19 unemployment payments
# Payments
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# Payments

Teenager arrested over suspected fraud was allegedly receiving six separate Covid-19 unemployment payments

May 21st 2020, 6:43 PM 134,611 Views 98 Comments

The man is currently being detained at Mullingar Garda Station.

Man due in court over investigation into alleged bogus law firm offering immigration services
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# Charged

Man due in court over investigation into alleged bogus law firm offering immigration services

May 21st 2020, 8:38 AM 14,561 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested following searches in the Blessington area of Co Wicklow on Tuesday.

# fraud - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Gardaí issue warning following increase in reports of fraudulent Revenue texts and calls
# Scam
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# Scam

Gardaí issue warning following increase in reports of fraudulent Revenue texts and calls

May 16th 2020, 4:22 PM 32,800 Views 9 Comments

An Garda Síochána said the fraudsters are seeking the person’s personal data in these cases.

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