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#White Collar Crime

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'White collar crimes will not be tolerated': Cabinet backing for new anti-money laundering laws

The new bill will give enhanced powers to the gardaí and the Criminal Assets Bureau, Minister Charlie Flanagan said.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Ireland's 'unfit' corporate watchdog is about to get a major overhaul

The ODCE was roundly criticised for its role in the collapse of the case against Sean FitzPatrick.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Australian tax office deputy accused of conspiracy to defraud the government of €110 million

His son and daughter were also arrested over the scheme.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Explainer: How people on tracker mortgages were shafted by financial institutions

There have been calls for gardaí to investigate the tracker mortgage scandal.

# white-collar-crime - Friday 11 March, 2016

White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority

There is a lack of political energy around reform, writes John Devitt.

# white-collar-crime - Friday 24 July, 2015

Renua Ireland doesn't know how much money it has in its bank account

The party launched its 10 point plan for tackling white-collar crime today.

# white-collar-crime - Sunday 26 October, 2014

'It has never been easier to get away with white collar crime in Ireland'

Can criminals do more damage with a computer than with a gun in a bank?

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Anglo trial hears Seán Fitzpatrick regretted ‘not being more involved’ in Maple 10 deal

Former CFO Matt Moran says that Fitzpatrick expressed concern about the terms of the loan deal.

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong

Unlike other small open economies, Ireland does not have a single agency dedicated to fighting corruption; our failure to hold people to account for manifest wrongdoing sends a clear message to citizens and international investors.

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?

With over 24 million documents and a court case that could take over six months, the availability of jurors and their understanding of this complex trial is being flagged by legal professionals. Nuala Haughey explores the future of juries in white collar crime cases.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Ian Drennan is the new Director of Corporate Enforcement

Drennan has been the chief executive of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority for the last eight years.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director

Paul Appleby, who announced his decision to retire last January but stayed on for an extra six months after discussions with Government, wants Gardaí to be able to hold suspects for longer than 24 hours.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Maximum prison sentence for some white collar crimes doubles

The new legislation is a part of a crackdown on white collar crime.

# white-collar-crime - Monday 30 April, 2012

Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it

This week, regular columnist Nick Leeson says that Ireland technically doesn’t have white collar crime – but only because no-one is being properly punished for bad business actions.

# white-collar-crime - Monday 26 December, 2011

Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011

Ireland and a euro break-up, the truth about tribunals, white collar crime and the dangers of ‘pay day’ loans – former trader Nick Leeson rings the closing bell on 2011.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime

Those convicted of hard-core competition offences could see fines of up to €5 million, while the maximum prison sentence will be doubled to 10 years.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Column: Criminal investigations into Anglo Irish Bank are taking too long - and I should know

Former trader Nick Leeson, who spent six and a half years in jail for bringing down Barings Bank, says we can’t afford to delay prosecutions of financial crime.

# white-collar-crime - Thursday 19 May, 2011

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"

Minister vows to give gardaí and prosecutors powers to bring prosecutions more efficiently and to tackle white collar crime.

# white-collar-crime - Friday 13 May, 2011

Shatter publishes new Bill to tackle white collar crime

The justice minister says the bill will reduce delays in prosecutions, targeting offences in banking, fraud and cybercrime.

# white-collar-crime - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Shatter to prioritise laws creating national DNA database

The Minister for Justice tells the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors about his legislative priorities.

# white-collar-crime - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

White-collar crime 'stretches gardaí to the limit'

Statement was made at the annual conference for the association representing garda sergeants and inspectors, the AGSI, in Limerick yesterday afternoon.