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# fraud - Thursday 16 August, 2018

# fraud - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

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

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

'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.

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

'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

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

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

Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'

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

# fraud - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

# fraud - Friday 1 June, 2018

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

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

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

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

# fraud - Friday 6 April, 2018

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.

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

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

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

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

# fraud - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Five people arrested in connection with scam that cost Dublin Zoo €500k

Searches were carried out at properties in Tipperary and Dublin today.

# fraud - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Judge extends sentence suspension so woman who stole €460k can join support scheme

The woman stole the funds from a financial services firm to help keep her ill husband’s business afloat.

# fraud - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chief hit with more fraud charges

Paul Manafort and his former partner were already indicted for money laundering and tax evasion.

# fraud - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Whistleblowers left frustrated as 'massive backlog' delays investigation of white collar crime

There are not enough gardai with the expertise to investigate this often complex type of crime, according to experts working in the area.

# fraud - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

# fraud - Monday 4 December, 2017

Businesses warned to vigilant as over €700,000 lost in the past month from invoice fraud

Gardaí said today that there had been numerous attempts by scammers to carry out invoice redirect fraud on businesses.

# fraud - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Christmas shopping on the move? Gardaí warn to only shop online when on personal WiFi

In the first six months of this year there has been €16.6 million gross card fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India

Prospective buyers were told the complex would house a tennis academy, a clubhouse and a helipad.

# fraud - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said Angela McDonagh set up the claim in an “amateur fashion”.

# fraud - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man who claimed wife and child died in Grenfell Tower pleads guilty to fraud

Anh Nhu Nguyen claimed £12,500 in financial support after the fire.

# fraud - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail

She has been given a suspended sentence.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail

46-year-old Richard Burbridge committed the offences while operating a courier contract for the Courts Service.

# fraud - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Gardaí urge anyone with evidence relating to false breath test figures to come forward

Gardaí released the statement this evening.

# fraud - Friday 8 September, 2017

Israel prime minister's wife facing charges of fraud for allegedly overspending public funds

It’s alleged that Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife spent over $100,000 in public funds on private meals at the prime minister’s official residence.

# fraud - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

# fraud - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company

The Attorney General has launched an investigation into what she called scandalous electoral fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# fraud - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

London businessman found guilty of selling horsemeat labelled as beef for profit

The businessman was found guilty of fraud after relabelling horsemeat mixed with beef as 100% beef.

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