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Deputy commissioner  John Twomey said  the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau had about 50 live insurance investigations since last October, out of a total caseload of approximately 1,500.   Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Three per cent of garda fraud investigations relate to bogus or exaggerated insurance claims, an Oireachtas Committee has heard. Deputy commissioner(...)

Gardaí warned against bargain prices online and said never to do ‘under the table’ deals

Gardaí have warned Irish consumers they could be the victims of fraud when buying any goods or services online by gangs like the Romanian network now (...)

The fraudsters’ use of a website selling what detectives have dubbed ‘ghost tractors’ was just one example of a wide variety of frauds of they been involved in. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí are investigating fraudsters who used a website pretending to be that of an established Irish company selling agricultural vehicles to steal th(...)

Contraband seized by gardaí during a raid on the crime network.

Gardaí believe they have discovered the financial centre of an international crime network running global frauds that target victims worldwide. While(...)

Mr D’arcy said he doesn’t hold insurance companies in ‘high regard’ and had made ‘pretty strong statements’ about them. Photograph: iStock

Fifty cases of suspected insurance fraud have been reported to the gardaí in the past eight months, the Minister of State at the Department of Finance(...)

Det Supt Seamus Boland was one of two gardaí honoured at the ceremony in Spain. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Almost 100 firearms, including 11 machine guns, and drugs and cash to the value of over €160 million have been seized by the Garda National Drugs and (...)

Three members of the Garda, including a superintendent and inspector, were arrested on Thursday.  File photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Image

Three gardaí arrested as part of an investigation into into alleged links between members of the force and a criminal gang were released on Friday mor(...)

The officers were arrested on Thursday as part of an inquiry into alleged links between members of the force and a criminal gang. Photograph: Getty Images/THE IRISH TIMES

Three Garda members arrested as part of an inquiry examining the alleged passing of information to a major criminal gang all played frontline roles i(...)

The Garda specialist unit that carried out the raid was supported by armed Garda back-up. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda specialist unit decided not to inform local Garda members in a regional Garda division of its intentions to carry out a criminal raid because (...)

Armed gardaí on duty. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Three members of the Garda, including a superintendent and inspector, were arrested on Thursday as part of an inquiry into alleged links between membe(...)

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