The fraud came to light in January 2015 after a bank employee became suspicious of a number of cheques Siobhan Maguire lodged to her own account through Bank of Ireland  self service machines.  File image: Nick Bradshaw

(...). Maguire, of The Brambles, Skerries, Dublin pleaded guilty to 32 sample theft and fraud charges related to(...)

While still in Switzerland, the student had met someone on Facebook from whom she rented a room for the upcoming academic year. File image: PA Wire

Swiss student Marlene Lienau says the fraud had changed her opinion of Ireland(...)

TV host Ksenia Sobchak during a protest in Moscow against the inauguration of Vladimir Putin as president in May 2012. Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

(...) likely to be prevented from standing as he is serving a suspended sentence for fraud that his supporters(...)

Aviva Insurance said it had a duty to customers to fight all fraudulent claims irrespective of the significant costs involved.

(...) the hearing Robert Smyth, head of fraud at Aviva, said the company had a duty to customers to fight(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma: ANC is due to vote on his successor. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo/Reuters

Hammond said he had contacted the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, the Serious Fraud Office and the(...)

The Microsoft case pits the company against the US government in a tussle over emails held in its Dublin data centre

(...) investigations of crimes – ranging from terrorism to child pornography to fraud – are being or will be hampered(...)

The aim of the scam is to encourage those who see a missed call on their phone to ring the number, after which they will be ripped off. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) fraud, sees scam artists use phone numbers bought on the dark web (where criminals trade in illegal(...)

The SEC complaint filed in federal court in New York claims Rio concealed setbacks at the Mozambique project, and that former CEO Tom Albanese put forward a “false positive outlook” for the asset. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

(...) world’s second-biggest miner, three years after it unloaded the mine. US authorities filed fraud(...)

 National safeguarding committee chairperson Patricia Rickard Clarke said financial abuse can be highly calculated, or can be very subtle. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) subtle: “In some cases financial abuse involves aggressive acts of theft, coercion, fraud or intimidation(...)

Leo Varadkar, then minister for social protection, with Kathleen Stack of the Department of Social Protection in April. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Social welfare fraud detection is down significantly so far this year despite a prominent campaign(...)