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#Fraud

# fraud - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested as part of investigation into organised crime gang Letterkenny

Three men arrested as part of investigation into organised crime gang

A large amount of fraud paraphernalia was found at the property in Co Donegal.

# fraud - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Money mule' warning issued by gardaí as €2 million fraud investigation gets underway Fraud

'Money mule' warning issued by gardaí as €2 million fraud investigation gets underway

The practice involves criminals recruiting people to help launder stolen or illegal money.

# fraud - Friday 8 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison Paul Manafort

Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison

Paul Manafort was jailed for tax crimes and bank fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'They sound genuine': Gardaí warn about broadband phone scam Warning

'They sound genuine': Gardaí warn about broadband phone scam

Gardaí are warning people to be on the alert to a phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be calling from utility companies.

# fraud - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman pressured into buying 12 chainsaws, 11 generators and 7 power washers Fraud

Elderly woman pressured into buying 12 chainsaws, 11 generators and 7 power washers

Gardaí have issued fraud advice to the public following the incident.

# fraud - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports Fraud

Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports Exclusive

They were due back before the courts two months ago.

# fraud - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam Email Scam

Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam

People have been urged to talk to older members of their families about scams.

# fraud - Monday 24 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow teen allegedly laundered money for criminal gang after being approached on social media Money Mules

Wicklow teen allegedly laundered money for criminal gang after being approached on social media

The teenager said she didn’t know what she was doing was illegal.

# fraud - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí release photos of phones after three men charged over theft and fraud offences in Dublin Dame Court

Gardaí release photos of phones after three men charged over theft and fraud offences in Dublin

All three men are due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am this morning.

# fraud - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Criminals are using social media to recruit Irish students as 'money mules' Money Laundering

Criminals are using social media to recruit Irish students as 'money mules'

Advertisements for “get rich quick” or fake jobs on Facebook are being used to dupe people, gardaí said.

# fraud - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year Employment

Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year

Social welfare fraud totalled €38.4 million in 2017, down from €41 million in 2016.

# fraud - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims Fraud

Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims

Sharife Elouahabi claimed a total of £103,475.60 in accommodation and financial benefits.

# fraud - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details Fraud

Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details

Revenue said it’s become aware of a new email and text messaging scam.

# fraud - Sunday 30 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges Ouch

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges

The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.

# fraud - Friday 7 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Grenfell Tower fraud who claimed £86,000 worth of funds set aside for fire victims jailed for six years Fraud

Grenfell Tower fraud who claimed £86,000 worth of funds set aside for fire victims jailed for six years

Yonatan Eyob claimed £500 after complaining his hotel food caused him to put on weight and outgrow his clothes.

# fraud - Thursday 6 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Searches carried out in five counties in crackdown on multimillion euro fraud network Crime

Searches carried out in five counties in crackdown on multimillion euro fraud network

A major search operation is currently under way at 15 premises across Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare and Laois.

# fraud - Thursday 30 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Council worker charged with taking money intended for Grenfell Tower victims London

Council worker charged with taking money intended for Grenfell Tower victims

The woman obtained money intended for those affected by the fire while being neither a survivor nor a bereaved family member.

From TheJournal.ie Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram Fraud

Irish consumers scammed by fraudulent websites advertising on Facebook and Instagram

Well-known brands have distanced themselves from the websites, whose ads keep appearing on social media.

# fraud - Thursday 16 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warning the public about a scam that tries to trick you into buying iTunes gift cards Scam

Gardaí warning the public about a scam that tries to trick you into buying iTunes gift cards

A business in Cork was contacted by a fraudster.

# fraud - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump's former campaign chief to face trial today Paul Manafort

Trump's former campaign chief to face trial today

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Organisers of disastrous Fyre Festival settle €24 million fraud case Fyre

Organisers of disastrous Fyre Festival settle €24 million fraud case

Hundreds of partygoers headed to the Bahamas, some paying more than $100,000 each.

# fraud - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Companies are being targeted daily': Gardaí warn businesses to be vigilant of invoice frauds Fraud

'Companies are being targeted daily': Gardaí warn businesses to be vigilant of invoice frauds

Invoice redirect fraud is a crime targeting businesses working with suppliers and businesses that regularly perform online financial transactions.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation Mulhuddart

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation

The alleged fraud is believed to have been perpetrated against a Danish company in May 2016.

# fraud - Friday 13 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower Met Police

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower

The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.

# fraud - Thursday 21 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust Fraud

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust

Netanyahu himself is under investigation on suspicion of corruption offences.

# fraud - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm handed six-year jail term for conspiracy to defraud and false accounting Anglo Trial

David Drumm handed six-year jail term for conspiracy to defraud and false accounting

The sentencing comes after one of the longest trials in the history of the State.

# fraud - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire' London

Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'

The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted of a €7.2 billion fraud - David Drumm was Anglo's man 'who called the shots' at the infamous bank Convicted

# fraud - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty Verdict

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty

The trial has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.

# fraud - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Police hunt for suspected serial fraudster who stole around €260,000 and failed to appear in court Met Police

# fraud - Friday 1 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud London

Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud

The man used the name of a real victim to claim money and free hotel accommodation.

# fraud - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes Central Criminal Court

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes

Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008.

# fraud - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested after Spanish company duped into transferring money to Irish bank account Fraud

Two arrested after Spanish company duped into transferring money to Irish bank account

Another man was arrested for similar offences in Dublin today.

# fraud - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off London This post contains videos

Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off

Peter Brown had been identified from CCTV footage as having pointed a ‘gun’ at a group of youths at a children’s playground in August 2017.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Facebook's biggest Black Lives Matter page exposed as a fraud after it accepted thousands in donations Fraud

# fraud - Friday 6 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years Fraud

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare councillor pleads guilty to fraudulently lodging €200,000 into his account from a housing agency Courts

Kildare councillor pleads guilty to fraudulently lodging €200,000 into his account from a housing agency

“This is a serious breach of trust and confidence,” the sitting judge said yesterday.

# fraud - Friday 23 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Couple in Kildare sentenced over 'one of largest welfare fraud cases in the State' Naas

Couple in Kildare sentenced over 'one of largest welfare fraud cases in the State'

The couple claimed rent allowance to pay off a mortgage that the husband got under a false name.

# fraud - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo Islamic Extremism

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo Exclusive

A “substantial amount” of the money has been recovered but detectives are now probing the origins of the scam.

# fraud - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud London

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud

She lated claimed her made-up husband had actually survived and taken refuge in a cave

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