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#Criminal Gangs

# criminal-gangs - Monday 1 February, 2021

Irish criminal gang involved in selling fake Covid-negative papers
# Rathkeale Rovers
# Rathkeale Rovers

Irish criminal gang involved in selling fake Covid-negative papers

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 2:36 PM 39,760 Views 0 Comments

There have been several arrests around Europe.

# criminal-gangs - Monday 21 September, 2020

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí
# Operation Ransom
# Operation Ransom

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Sep 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 29,011 Views 22 Comments

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

# criminal-gangs - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Four men arrested in Drogheda as part of ongoing operation targeting rival gangs
# Gangland Feud
# Gangland Feud

Four men arrested in Drogheda as part of ongoing operation targeting rival gangs

Nov 22nd 2018, 11:12 AM 13,605 Views 11 Comments

Local garda units were assisted by members of the gardaí armed support unit.

# criminal-gangs - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo
# Criminal Gangs
# Criminal Gangs

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo

Jun 19th 2018, 12:29 PM 17,826 Views 82 Comments

Sweden’s justice minister called the shootings an “abominable crime”.

# criminal-gangs - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Man (33) due in court in connection with human trafficking by criminal gangs
# Sexual Exploitation
# Sexual Exploitation

Man (33) due in court in connection with human trafficking by criminal gangs

Nov 16th 2016, 9:54 AM 8,495 Views 0 Comments

An investigation into human trafficking of Polish nationals by organised criminal groups for sexual exploitation began in February 2012.

# criminal-gangs - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons
# Gang Culture
# Gang Culture

Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:59 PM 15,031 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Prison Service is being blamed for the growth of criminal gangs in Irish jails.

# criminal-gangs - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Abusers streaming child sex abuse footage through video chat apps
# Paedophile Rings
# Paedophile Rings

Abusers streaming child sex abuse footage through video chat apps

Feb 25th 2015, 11:00 AM 12,572 Views 16 Comments

Criminal gangs are recruiting disadvantaged children or their own children for the abuse, according to a disturbing new report from Europol.

# criminal-gangs - Monday 10 November, 2014

Are there pimps living in your community?
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Are there pimps living in your community?

Nov 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,084 Views 23 Comments

A new campaign is urging members of the public to report any suspicions they have about sexual exploitation in their local area.

# criminal-gangs - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Criminal gang crackdown continues in Waterford with four more arrests
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Criminal gang crackdown continues in Waterford with four more arrests

Jun 19th 2014, 6:13 PM 8,253 Views 0 Comments

A total of 12 people have now been arrested as part of the operation, with seven released without charge.

# criminal-gangs - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

'Unscrupulous pub owners' selling dangerous counterfeit alcohol
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

'Unscrupulous pub owners' selling dangerous counterfeit alcohol

Aug 6th 2013, 3:21 PM 15,788 Views 52 Comments

A spokesperson for Revenue said there has been an increase in seizures of counterfeit alcohol this year and there are considerable risks involved for those drinking it.

# criminal-gangs - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million
# Fakes
# Fakes

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million

Jul 18th 2013, 4:43 PM 6,107 Views 16 Comments

Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.

# criminal-gangs - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Two released in Eamon Kelly murder investigation, four still being held
# Eamon Kelly
# Eamon Kelly

Two released in Eamon Kelly murder investigation, four still being held

Dec 9th 2012, 2:02 PM 4,592 Views 6 Comments

Four people – three men and one woman – remain in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of the criminal gang boss last Tuesday.

# criminal-gangs - Friday 5 October, 2012

# criminal-gangs - Friday 13 April, 2012

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State

Apr 13th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,995 Views 17 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.

# criminal-gangs - Thursday 26 January, 2012

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'

Jan 26th 2012, 5:19 PM 3,045 Views 50 Comments

The party’s Chief Whip said his own family had experienced a tiger kidnapping “first hand” – and that he did not wish to see others suffer the same ordeal.

# criminal-gangs - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick

Nov 24th 2011, 7:30 AM 283 Views 14 Comments

On Limerick’s estates, crime is being spurred by pressing social problems – and they’re not going away, writes sociologist Niamh Hourigan.

# criminal-gangs - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Criminals are trafficking young footballers to fix matches, says FIFA
# Dirty Tactics
From The42
# Dirty Tactics

Criminals are trafficking young footballers to fix matches, says FIFA

Jul 21st 2011, 11:39 AM 125 Views 1 Comment

Football chiefs believe that players are being imported to Europe and South America to participate in criminal scams.