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 A Luas travelling along Dawson Street, Dublin in a file photograph by  Dara Mac Dónaill

Tram operator Luas has so far identified 3,226 user records which may have been compromised as a result of a cyber attack on its website on Thursday m(...)

Det Supt Gerard Walsh of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and Chief Supt Pat Lordan.  Det Supt Gerard Walsh says money laundering carries up to 14 years in prison. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Students around Ireland are being tricked by cybercriminals into becoming unwitting money launderers, gardaí say. Gangs specialising in online fraud (...)

Det Supt Gerard Walsh of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau said he hoped the phone line would provide an idea of the scale of corruption offences in Irish society and if the unit required more resources.

The Garda Anti-Corruption Unit is launching a tip-line for allegations of corruption and bribery after the office received fewer complaints than expec(...)

 Garda Armed Support Unit, in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Dublin on Wednesday on suspicion of drug trafficking after a series of raids in the capital targeting organised crim(...)

Seán Ashe, former chief executive of Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The findings of an investigation into the spending of taxpayers’ money at a State-run Education and Training Board (ETB) have been referred to the Ga(...)

A major Garda search operation is under way in Dublin and other counties. Photogaph: Getty Images

An international fraud and cyber crime cartel, some of whom are based in Ireland, controlled more than 300 bank accounts in Ireland and has stolen at (...)

ATM skimming devices were used in Kildare and Blanchardstown earlier this week. File photograph: Getty Images

Two men appeared in court on Saturday afternoon charged in connection with the possession and use of ATM skimming devices in Kildare and Blanchardstow(...)

Items seized by gardaí in connection with the use of a skimming device at an ATM. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Two men have been arrested in connection with the use of a “skimming” device on an ATM machine. Skimming devices are attached to bank machines in ord(...)

While the seizure was made on Tuesday afternoon, news of it only emerged on Wednesday. File photograph: Getty Images

A gang leader currently on bail on serious charges linked to organised crime is believed by the Garda to be the owner a €3 million drugs consignment s(...)

The Garda is the only State organisation allowed to intercept communications for investigations. File photograph: Getty Images

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) will ask the Government for powers to mount electronic surveillance and intercept communicat(...)

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