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#Fraud

# fraud - Sunday 14 December, 2014

How much were fraudulent Child Benefit claims costing the country?

Around €130 million in the last two years.

# fraud - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Gardaí on hunt to find dole cheats

20 gardaí will begin investigating social welfare fraud across the country.

# fraud - Monday 3 November, 2014

Will this Spanish princess face trial? She’s pleading not guilty in a major fraud case

Cristina de Bourbon has been charged, alongside 16 others including her husband, of siphoning off public funds worth €6.1 million.

# fraud - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Criminal investigation launched into Tesco’s €333m blunder

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has stepped in.

# fraud - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The Score Man jailed for four years for impersonating Chelsea youngster Kakuta Fraudster

Man jailed for four years for impersonating Chelsea youngster Kakuta

Medi Abalimba was convicted of multiple fraud offences totalling €67,000 after assuming the Blues starlet’s identity to help maintain a lavish lifestyle.

# fraud - Friday 26 September, 2014

Fraud on Jobseekers’ Allowance cost the State €2.68 million a week in 2013

There was also problems with HSE procurement and payments to farmers.

# fraud - Monday 15 September, 2014

Government “cooked the books” on Health budget — Martin

The Fianna Fáil leader is accusing the Government of acting ‘fraudulently’ on the issue.

# fraud - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Older people driven to banks by criminals to ‘take out large sums of money’

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

# fraud - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# fraud - Monday 11 August, 2014

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer arrested over alleged €8m Anglo fraud

The two were charged at the Courts of Criminal Justice this morning.

# fraud - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# fraud - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Whether you’re taking it handy or working away, here’s all you need to know as you start the day.

# fraud - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Explainer: David Drumm’s trial continues in the US – but what’s it all about?

It’s day two and Drumm has already admitted to forgetfulness and lying.

# fraud - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Former Anglo boss David Drumm facing fraud allegations in Boston court today

The allegations relate to the alleged concealment of money and assets in the run up to his filing for bankruptcy in the US.

# fraud - Friday 16 May, 2014

From Business ETC Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to ‘sophisticated credit card scam’ Fraud

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to ‘sophisticated credit card scam’

Police said a number of business people have already been defrauded out of significant sums of money.

# fraud - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC How many small businesses have been victims of crime? Small Business Big Crime

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

# fraud - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gardaí investigate employees at Burton’s department over €1.2m claims

It is alleged that the employees were making payments to a number of individuals that were “not appropriate”.

# fraud - Thursday 24 April, 2014

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors – not just fraud

The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.

Burton’s department launches programme to catch welfare fraudsters

In one instance, a man claiming jobseeker’s had €400,000 in his bank account and the minister said some €10 million has already been recovered as part of her department’s new system.

# fraud - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors

Twenty gardaí are to be sent around the country as part of a new pilot scheme to crack down on social welfare fraud.

# fraud - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation

The men have since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

# fraud - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man gets brilliant revenge on Gumtree fraudster by texting him entire works of Shakespeare Sweet Revenge

# fraud - Friday 14 March, 2014

Fraudsters ‘grooming’ bank customers before phishing attacks

The PSNI have warned that organised criminals are grooming their victims in order to make them comply with their requests.

# fraud - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From Business ETC US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities

US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities

Former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice “Fabulous Fab” Tourre sold the securities right before the US housing bubble burst.

# fraud - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From Business ETC Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud Not Verified

Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud

The pilot service uses your phone’s location to verify purchases done by credit card when you’re abroad.

# fraud - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Score Barcelona innocent of tax fraud, insists club president Political Football

Barcelona innocent of tax fraud, insists club president

“We took advice, ourselves, the player, Santos, and we did everything legally,” Josep Bartomeu said

# fraud - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Man arrested over €4 million investment fraud investigation

The man was arrested after a house in Co Leitrim was searched this morning.

# fraud - Monday 17 February, 2014

From Business ETC Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing Libor

Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing

It brings the total of people charged in relation to the scandal to six.

# fraud - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Two Passport office employees arrested in new fraud investigation

This is the second fraud investigation in less than a year at the Passport office.

# fraud - Monday 27 January, 2014

Have you received a solicitor’s letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam

The Law Society is warning that it has no record of Duke Chambers, Duke Solicitors, or a solicitor called Mr Steven Duke.

# fraud - Friday 20 December, 2013

Man appears in court charged with €200,000 Anglo computer fraud

The former bank clerk is charged with nine counts of unlawfully using a computer to cover up €200,000 worth of missing loan payments.

# fraud - Thursday 19 December, 2013

St Vincent’s Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

# fraud - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From Business ETC Forbes names Irish business ‘hot global startup’ Business

Forbes names Irish business ‘hot global startup’

Trustev was set up in 2012 and helps to prevent online fraud.

# fraud - Friday 13 December, 2013

€17.7m paid out to victims of rogue solicitors in 5 years

Minister Alan Shatter says that the State will not take over the scheme from the Law Society as it would “not be in the public interest” to stump up out of their own pocket.

Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud

The four directors were sentenced to between three-and-a-half and five-and-a-half years in prison.

# fraud - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Founder of French breast implant scandal firm jailed

Jean-Claude Mas of PIP will spend four years in prison, while a number of the firm’s ex-managers have been convicted of fraud.

# fraud - Monday 9 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# fraud - Friday 6 December, 2013

Smartphone users are 33% more likely to fall victim to identity fraud

Cross-border scams for fraudulent tickets, counterfeit goods and data phishing are increasingly common, says survey

# fraud - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Former solicitor charged over alleged €2.8 million fraud

Ruairí Ó Ceallaigh appeared before Dublin District Court this morning.

# fraud - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne sentenced to 12 years in jail for fraud and theft

The former solicitor was found guilty of 50 charges in the State’s largest-ever fraud trial last month.

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