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Heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €4 million has been seized in Dublin. It followed raids by members of the Garda National Drugs and Organised C(...)

 Mary O’Rourke helping to launch Fraud Awareness Week: never divulge financial information by telephone or email. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Former minister Mary O’Rourke has spoken of how she was almost taken in by a fraudster purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners. Mrs O’Rourke(...)

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims and are planning to tackle them with “super raids” in the same (...)

Man (36) being charged on four counts of money laundering

A male model is to stand trial on money laundering charges and accused of having €1.2 in alleged crime proceeds. Mark Andrew Adams (39), with an addr(...)

Gardaí are warning the public about an ongoing text message scam. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí are warning the public about an ongoing text message scam known as “smishing”, which seeks to gather a person’s bank account information. Targ(...)

The Garda inquiry into the VAT-based fraud has been ongoing since 2017. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A two-year criminal investigation into a suspected €29 million cross-border VAT fraud has resulted in the arrest of a second suspect. Gardaí believe (...)

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(...)

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