The State alleges mortgages were obtained by the seven accused in the names of fictitious persons after they made false mortgage applications supported by false P60s and false driving licences.

Seven people have appeared in court on fraud charges in connection with an alleged €1 million mortgages scam.The five men and two women appeared at Co(...)

Niall Barron, Ard na Cuan in Wexford town, leaving the Criminal Courts of Justice  on Parkgate Street in Dublin yesterday. Photograph:  Paddy Cummins

Additional charges have been brought against a former senior executive at Vodafone Ireland who is accused of stealing almost €2 million from the comp(...)

 Former senator and minister of state Ivor Callely leaving the Dublin Circuit Court. Photograph: Eric Luke

A judge is to hear submissions from prosecution and defence lawyers on Monday on the appropriate sentencing of former Fianna Fáil minister of state I(...)

It is alleged the offences occurred at Vodafone’s HQ in Leopardstown in Co. Dublin from 2003 until 2007

A former senior executive at Vodafone Ireland is to stand trial charged with stealing almost €2 million from the company over a four-year period.Niall(...)

Former city councillor Gary O’Flynn who had denied obtaining money from clients by deception. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A former Fianna Fáil councillor convicted of theft when working as a financial advisor has been jailed for 12 months by a judge who said he was guilty(...)

Frances Fitzgerald:  said the acting commissioner had initiated a comprehensive review of An Garda’s capacity to deal with emerging and complex crime, and this would have an important bearing on how the fraud bureau did its work.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she will “carefully consider” any proposals from An Garda Síochána to speed up investigations into w(...)

Remy Farrell SC: the specialist in white-collar crime told the Bar Council annual conference  at the weekend it was a “scandal” that investigators were “at breaking point”, with lack of investment enabling large-scale fraud to go undetected. Photograph: Collins Courts

The State’s regulatory agencies are so stretched by an “endemic” lack of resources that many reports of white-collar crime are not even being read by (...)

Former city councillor Gary O’Flynn has denied obtaining money from clients by deception. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardai identified 129 payments into two accounts nominated by a financial advisor which were never passed on to a series of lending institutions on be(...)

Former Fianna Fáil councillor Gary O’Flynn  has appeared before Cork Circuit Criminal Court accused of  obtaining money by deception from two people who came to seek his help to manage their personal debts.

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has gone on trial on 21 sample charges of obtaining money by deception from two people who came to seek his help to ma(...)

It was not stipulated for how long recordings would be automatically archived. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Garda put out to open tender in 2008 a contract to install the technology under w(...)