Eye spy: contractors can be “passed a USB key” and money to supply company data, says Europol Cybercrime Centre adviser Brian Honan. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Last month it was reported that British intelligence agency MI5 had, in a series of high-level meetings, painted a worrying picture for leading Britis(...)

Investigators say the victims were recruited in their home countries and trafficked to Europe, to be  sent to work as prostitutes with forged identity documents. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí have arrested two Nigerian women after seven potential victims of human trafficking were discovered during a raid on a Dublin address as part o(...)

Steve Goddard, the acting head of refereeing for the South African Football Association in 2010, said he had refused a bribe from Football 4U International, a front for a match-fixing syndicate, over the appointment of referees. Photograph: New York Times

A soccer referee named Ibrahim Chaibou walked into a bank in a small South African city carrying a bag filled with as much as $100,000 in $100 bills, (...)

A computer-generated image of what the International Criminal Court in The Hague will look like

There has to be a certain irony in the fact that work is underway on a grand new €190 million, 55,000sq m permanent headquarters for the International(...)

The main goal of the study is to produce information on online child abuse for law enforcement and industry that is ‘like a checklist’.

Irish researchers are to begin a study to gain a better understanding of online child abuse in order to help prevent such behaviour and protect childr(...)

Irish company ABP is suing a Polish supplier, Food Services, for allegedly breaching the terms of its contract with its Silvercrest subsidiary, claims the Polish company denies. Photograph: PA

Ireland’s Department of Agriculture was quick to shift the blame. Within weeks of the revelations in January 2013 that low-cost burgers sold as 100 pe(...)

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This time last year, when we bit into burgers we were happily unaware of any link between processed beef and horse meat. This changed on January 15th,(...)

“It is clear that there are too few convictions for human trafficking,” a report from the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) published yesterday in London said.

The number of prosecutions taken against human traffickers in Ireland and the UK must be significantly increased, according to British and Irish polit(...)

When the women’s claims were originally brought in 2000, there were 353 gardaí assigned to clerical duties, of whom 279 were male

Fourteen civilian women clerical staff working for An Garda Síochána claim they have been indirectly discriminated against in their pay compared to th(...)

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For Oisín and Diarmuid Scollard, their brother Cormac’s suicide, in 2003, set them on a professional path they never thought they would take, but one (...)