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#Fraud

# fraud - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two men facing charges of allegedly scamming €15,000 from two elderly ladies in Cork Cork

Two men facing charges of allegedly scamming €15,000 from two elderly ladies in Cork

Gardaí issued a warning for those who suspect they have been victims of bogus traders.

# fraud - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Passport Service 'closing down avenues' of fraud with over 300 passports revoked since 2016 Passport Service

Passport Service 'closing down avenues' of fraud with over 300 passports revoked since 2016

The Passport Service has invested “substantial resources” in tackling fraud since 2017.

# fraud - Friday 27 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases Crime Stats

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

# fraud - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie An Post issues warning over scam text messages Ignore And Delete

An Post issues warning over scam text messages

An Post has denied that people received the text due to customers’ data being compromised.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals Money Mules

Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals

On average, there are 1,600 cases of money muling reported by Irish banks each year.

# fraud - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Football agent among two arrests made in transfer fraud raids linked to Premier League deal

The police investigation has resulted in seven raids across Belgium, Monaco and London.

# fraud - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details Fraud

Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details

People are being asked to contact their bank immediately if they believe they have been scammed.

# fraud - Monday 19 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie HSE is carrying out multiple investigations into pharmacy prescription fraud claims Fraud

HSE is carrying out multiple investigations into pharmacy prescription fraud claims

The majority of these investigations centre around the practice known as phased dispensing.

# fraud - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie HSE launches fraud probe into pharmacy after allegations of false prescriptions scam HSE

HSE launches fraud probe into pharmacy after allegations of false prescriptions scam Exclusive

The HSE is checking receipts as far back as 2013.

# fraud - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Garda crackdown on €29m VAT fraud scheme Fraud

Man arrested in Garda crackdown on €29m VAT fraud scheme

Gardaí are working with police in the UK as part of the investigation.

# fraud - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two men jailed for inducing dozens to invest in €5.5 million forestry scam Fraud

Two men jailed for inducing dozens to invest in €5.5 million forestry scam

Garret Hevey (43) and David Peile (42) were involved in Arden Forestry Management (Arden FM).

# fraud - Friday 26 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Dutch man who falsely claimed €200k in social welfare while outside Ireland is jailed for four years Courts

Dutch man who falsely claimed €200k in social welfare while outside Ireland is jailed for four years

Letters sent to his house in the Dublin 15 were redirected to his address outside the country.

# fraud - Monday 22 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam

People have been receiving text messages claiming to be from Bank of Ireland.

# fraud - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Imitation firearms, smart phones and computers seized by gardaí in Dublin area Fraud

Imitation firearms, smart phones and computers seized by gardaí in Dublin area

Gardaí have been investigating fraud related insurance ghost brokering activities throughout the State.

# fraud - Monday 15 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why are your insurance premiums increasing by so much? Podcast

The Explainer: Why are your insurance premiums increasing by so much?

And what can be done to fix the industry?

# fraud - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Criminals are using CEOs' social media posts to trick employees into handing over money CEO Fraud

Criminals are using CEOs' social media posts to trick employees into handing over money

Gardaí today warned of a significant increase this year in cases of invoice redirect fraud and what is know as ‘CEO fraud’.

# fraud - Friday 10 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Scam

Fake heiress who conned New York's elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison

Ana Sorokin traveled free of charge on private jets and lived for months at luxury hotels without paying the bill.

# fraud - Monday 29 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of people affected by a dozen websites offering 'fast and easy' loans Advance Fee Fraud

Hundreds of people affected by a dozen websites offering 'fast and easy' loans

Gardaí estimate that between 800 to 1,000 people have been affected by “advance fee fraud” in recent months.

# fraud - Friday 26 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New York socialite who falsely claimed to be an heiress convicted of stealing over $200,000 Anna Sorokin

New York socialite who falsely claimed to be an heiress convicted of stealing over $200,000

Anna Sorokin deceived friends and financial institutions into believing she had a fortune.

# 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.

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