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James Freis was hired by crisis-hit Wirecard in May  to become the German payments group’s chief compliance officer. Photograph: iStock

James Freis, the former US regulatory official tasked with running German e-payments giant Wirecard as it collapsed over the summer, warned an audienc(...)

The garda at the centre of the allegations, who was not directly involved in the murder investigation, has not been suspended, and the claims against the individual remain unproven. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

An internal Garda investigation is progressing into claims that a garda shredded a key witness statement in a murder investigation and perverted the c(...)

Romance fraud involves victims being lured into fake romantic relationships online before being financially exploited. Photograph: iStock

Detectives have uncovered a “control centre” for a large-scale romance fraud operation in Ireland. It is the first time a romance fraud operation ha(...)

The woman was brought to Naas Garda station.

Gardaí have arrested a woman in relation to an investigation into alleged corrupt pratices at the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training(...)

A fifth person has been arrested as part of Operation Joggle, an investigation into the use of Irish bank accounts to funnel money for an internationa(...)

 Detective Superintendent Michael Cryan & Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan during a Garda media briefing . Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Cryptocurrency frauds and other online investment scams have increased massively since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic as more Irish people search (...)

A man in his 30s was arrested for questioning in west Dublin. Photograph: iStock

A man has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the activities of an international crime gang whose money laundering operation has be(...)

The individual is contacted by text message asking them to log onto a website in order to receive a new card. Photograph:iStock

Gardai have warned the public of a ‘smishing’ scam whereby people are being contacted by text message by individuals purporting to be from Allied Iris(...)

Gardaí raided two homes in Dublin seizing mobile phones and documentation, concerned that people are being lured in by images of ‘the high life’ on social media.

An investigation is under way into the use of social media to entice investment in unregulated currency trading, promising “easy and high” returns on (...)

Incoming Minister of State Sean Fleming will lead the reform project. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Senior Ministers have been drafted in to strengthen the Government’s approach to insurance reform after the previous administration’s efforts to bring(...)

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