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#Theft

# theft - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

# theft - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft

The introduction of kill switches on smartphones has helped reduce the number of robberies and thefts in London, New York and San Francisco.

# theft - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US Theft

Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US

Europe’s winning captain was only in the country 90 minutes when the incident happened.

# theft - Friday 2 January, 2015

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system

The text alert system was launched by the gardaí in September 2013

# theft - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member

The laptop contained the age groups, schools, addresses and phone numbers of a number of children.

# theft - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings

Four men, posing as roof repair men, told Kathleen Byrne she needed repair work done on her roof.

Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery

One of the burglars posed as a water meter reader to gain access to the mother’s home.

# theft - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction

Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.

# theft - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet

Police say the thieves are likely to try and sell the valuable painting.

# theft - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Twink issued a direct warning to pet thieves on the Saturday Night Show Twink

Twink issued a direct warning to pet thieves on the Saturday Night Show

“Get your grubby hands out of my garden.”

# theft - Thursday 25 September, 2014

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children Ploughing Championships This post contains videos

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children

The money could have funded two ‘angel trips’.

# theft - Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman arrested for stealing eye-shadow, and her mugshot is just perfect Eye On You

Woman arrested for stealing eye-shadow, and her mugshot is just perfect

It’s written all over her face.

# theft - Friday 29 August, 2014

Car crashes in both Louth and Down in cross-border chase

The grey Volkswagen Golf was pursued the PSNI.

# theft - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman steals bottle of wine to see her jailed boyfriend Star-crossed

Woman steals bottle of wine to see her jailed boyfriend

Love conquers all. Except jail time.

# theft - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service responded to a range of crime or other traumatic incidents affecting over 800 tourists in 2013.

# theft - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge UK police hunt 'Cinderella' thief who left shoe at crime scene Do A Runner

UK police hunt 'Cinderella' thief who left shoe at crime scene

Shoe must be joking us.

# theft - Friday 18 July, 2014

Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in

Doyouthinktheysaurus? Yes. Yes they did.

# theft - Friday 13 June, 2014

Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs

27 people were arrested during a two-day European day of action against metal theft.

# theft - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Warning over pickpocket gang targeting rush hour Luas commuters

The gang were seen operating on the Red Line this morning, around the Busáras and Connolly stops.

# theft - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Burglar armed with knife arrested after stand-off with gardaí

Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident and the residents of the flat were not home at the time.

# theft - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it

The study from PWC found that cybercrime in Ireland has risen from 24 per cent to 45 per cent since 2011.

# theft - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Worst first date ever? Woman says love interest stole her TV and dog Stupid Cupid

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# theft - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Well-known Edenderry store 'totally gutted' in overnight blaze

The cause of the fire is unknown but gardaí are now conducting an investigation.

# theft - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Four arrested in connection with cash van robbery

The three men and one woman are being held at two Dublin stations.

# theft - Monday 17 March, 2014

Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous'

Veterinary drugs contained in a black Toyota Landcruiser taken in Galway yesterday are “not fit for human consumption”.

# theft - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Family of child with cerebral palsy appeal for return of wheelchair accessible car

The little girl was asleep in a downstairs bedroom when burglars came in through the front door and stole car keys and a number of electronic items.

# theft - Monday 3 March, 2014

MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss

The call centre was opened after the company lost approximately 750,000 bitcoin in a possible theft last week.

# theft - Friday 28 February, 2014

Bitcoin exchange MtGox files for bankruptcy after major theft

MtGox’s debts totaled more than $65 million and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoin, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

# theft - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

US and Japan investigating bitcoin exchange after reported theft

MtGox, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, went dark amid claims it lost $400 million in a theft that went unnoticed for years.

# theft - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Top bitcoin exchange website disappears after fears of theft emerge

MtGox is currently offline after claims it saw more than 744,400 bitcoins stolen, worth more than $300 million in current trading figures.

# theft - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The42 Bayern-bound Lewandowski has car wheels stolen, Dortmund fans suspected Theft

Bayern-bound Lewandowski has car wheels stolen, Dortmund fans suspected

The Polish striker’s Porsche was left on bricks outside his home.

# theft - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft

More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.

# theft - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Burglaries down by 10 per cent this year - but thefts increased

The figures were welcomed by the Garda Commissioner, who said that we must not be complacent.

# theft - Monday 2 December, 2013

Over 12,000 mobile phones have been stolen in the last year

The phones are worth a cumulative €5 million and gardaí have tips on how to be safe.

# theft - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library

A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.

# theft - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man calls police after lunch stolen from office fridge Crimewatch

Man calls police after lunch stolen from office fridge

We’ve all been there.

# theft - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Prankster punched in the face for 'stealing' stranger's mobile phone Sucker Punch

Prankster punched in the face for 'stealing' stranger's mobile phone

The ill advised joke didn’t go down too well with the public.

# theft - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs' Ashes To Ashes

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.

# theft - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gardaí seize stolen artefacts in international operation targeting criminal gang

Local police forces in Britain and Northern Ireland also arrested 19 people after a number of searches earlier today in connection with the operation.