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#Fine

# fine - Monday 11 December, 2017

German phone operator fined €66,000 for ripping off hundreds of elderly Irish customers

Yourtel pleaded guilty to 88 counts under the Communications Act for charging 560 customers for a service that was requested but not supplied.

# fine - Monday 27 November, 2017

Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches

The fine reflects the significant increase in penalties imposed for such breaches in recent years.

# fine - Monday 30 October, 2017

From The42 Arsenal escape punishment as Cologne fined €60,000 for fan trouble 60G's Baby

Arsenal escape punishment as Cologne fined €60,000 for fan trouble

Uefa have fined the Bundesliga outfit and given them a suspended ban on selling away tickets.

# fine - Monday 23 October, 2017

From The42 Uefa fine Celtic after fan's attempted assault on PSG striker Mbappe In The Pocket

Uefa fine Celtic after fan's attempted assault on PSG striker Mbappe

The Scottish champions will have to pay €10,000 after the incident during last month’s Champions League group game.

# fine - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From The42 Ronan O'Gara handed 10-week touchline ban for remarks made to Top 14 referee Sanctioned

Ronan O'Gara handed 10-week touchline ban for remarks made to Top 14 referee

Racing 92 have also been fined €15,000.

# fine - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple

The government said it is “extremely disappointed” by the move.

# fine - Friday 29 September, 2017

From The42 England star Alli banned over crude gesture Punished

England star Alli banned over crude gesture

The Tottenham Hotspur star insisted it was a “joke”.

# fine - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum

The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.

# fine - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined

Jason Holmes also attended an educational session to “understand why his actions were so unacceptable”.

# fine - Monday 28 August, 2017

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison

The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.

# fine - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

EU fines Google €2.4 billion for 'abusing its market dominance'

The EU accused Google of giving its own online service, Google Shopping, too much priority over competitors.

# fine - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?

Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.

# fine - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover

The social media giant said that any errors it made were not intentional.

# fine - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering

The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.

# fine - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog

The company blamed the weather for delivering poor phone services in 2015.

# fine - Friday 10 March, 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines

The guilty plea entered today is in addition to over €16 billion in settlements the company has already agreed to pay.

# fine - Monday 20 February, 2017

'Spiderman' art thief fined €104 million over one of the biggest art heists in recent years

The fine corresponds to the estimated value of the artworks, which are still missing.

# fine - Monday 6 February, 2017

From The42 Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball Costly Mistake This post contains videos

Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball

The ITF agreed that Denis Shapovalov wasn’t targeting Arnaud Gabas.

# fine - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 Michael Conlan hit with maximum fine by boxing chiefs for Rio rant Rio 2016

Michael Conlan hit with maximum fine by boxing chiefs for Rio rant

The Belfast fighter was controversially adjudged to have lost to a Russian.

# fine - Friday 16 December, 2016

Nurofen feels the pain in Australia after being slapped with massive fine over false advertising

The pain relief brand had advertised five different pain relief pills – all of which contained the same ingredients.

# fine - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

# fine - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Pfizer gets record fine for 2600% price increase on epilepsy drug

Pfizer raised prices to a level that were said to be “excessive and unfair”.

# fine - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures

The Central Bank said “significant” breaches occurred from 2010 to 2016.

# fine - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 Boudjellal's Toulon vow to contest fine for breaking Top 14 salary cap New Drama

Boudjellal's Toulon vow to contest fine for breaking Top 14 salary cap

The RCT president reacted angrily to the decision against his club.

# fine - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Axa Insurance fined €675,000 by Central Bank for four-year breach of consumer code

The firm failed to insure that properly accredited people were supervising those handling insurance claims during that time.

# fine - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted?

There were five successful prosecutions after the 2011 survey.

# fine - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Nurofen could be fined $6m for misleading consumers about painkillers

The products in question claimed to target specific pains.

# fine - Thursday 18 February, 2016

# fine - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The42 Longford soccer club hit out at GAA over fine for hosting Jamie Carragher soccer school Rules Are Rules

# fine - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Clare Daly spent an hour-and-a-half in Limerick Prison tonight

The TD was jailed for refusing to pay a fine for breaching the fence at Shannon Airport.

'I'm absolutely not going to pay it' - Mick Wallace defiant on release from prison

The Wexford TD spoke to RTÉ from just outside Limerick Prison.

# fine - Monday 7 December, 2015

Company fined £50,000 over death of girl trapped in electronic gates

“I pray that no other family will ever have to experience the same pain.”

Santa caught in tax sting by inspectors posing as parents

“I only do this once a year, so I didn’t think there would be any problem.”

Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should wealthier drivers face higher speeding fines?

Countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland all have versions of “sliding scale” fines.

# fine - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Man arrested in Chewbacca costume, can't pay fine as his "intergalactic bank has no branch on earth" Ukraine This post contains videos

Man arrested in Chewbacca costume, can't pay fine as his "intergalactic bank has no branch on earth"

The Wookiee is among many Star Wars themed candidates running for political office in Ukraine.

# fine - Friday 9 October, 2015

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

# fine - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The42 Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths fined over ‘refugee’ song about Rudi Skacel Punishment

Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths fined over ‘refugee’ song about Rudi Skacel

The Scottish striker has been fined and given a suspended two-game ban.

# fine - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Not one fine issued for dog fouling on Dublin beaches this year

One councillor said there are not enough people employed to monitor the council’s bylaws.

# fine - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Family to get $1.5 million after tuna factory employee 'cooked in oven'

The incident took place in 2012.

# fine - Thursday 25 June, 2015

'When a heart is broken it never heals': Widow tells of pain as Irish Ferries fined over death

Irish Ferries was fined €125,000 in court today.

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