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# fraudsters - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Pair arrested in Belfast over recent scams targeting vulnerable people during pandemic

The PSNI said it will relentlessly pursue those looking to defraud others during the Covid-19 crisis.

# fraudsters - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Gardaí warn public to be alert to 'fraudsters exploiting the spread of Covid-19'

The three types of fraud being highlighted at present involve internet phishing, fraudulent selling, and social engineering scams.

# fraudsters - Monday 3 February, 2020

Man who repeatedly sold two forests to different investors sentenced to six years in jail

Garret Hevey used the pseudonym James Baker when he incorporated Arden Forestry Management Limited.

# fraudsters - Friday 11 January, 2019

Bank of Ireland restricts contactless and online payments on some debit cards due to fraud fears

Customers who are affected can’t use their card for contactless payments or online until a new card is issued.

# fraudsters - Monday 30 October, 2017

Fraudsters who conned UK phone networks out of over €2 million jailed

The group dishonestly used the personal details of hundreds of students as part of the con.

# fraudsters - Friday 7 July, 2017

Companies urged to be on the alert over 'fake purchasing order' scam

Fraudsters are ordering items from suppliers under legitimate company names.

# fraudsters - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Fraudsters pretending to be high-end store staff scam Irish people out of thousands

One victim was convinced to transfer €38,000 out of their bank account.

# fraudsters - Thursday 28 May, 2015

That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam

While property sites work hard to root out scammers, people should still be extremely vigilant.

# fraudsters - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case

A business man, members of his family and his solicitor were all involved in the scam.

# fraudsters - 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.