In most business email fraud cases the money is transferred abroad before being quickly withdrawn by the criminals. File photograph: Getty

There is “no doubt” fraudsters will take advantage of the war in Ukraine to extract money from Irish people, the head of the Garda’s economic crime un(...)

Former hockey international Catriona Carey in action in 2006. She ran a company that effectively promised to help people save their homes after their loans became distressed. Photograph: Sportsfile

Gardaí have seized a number of documents during a search of the home of former hockey international Catriona Carey, as part of an alleged fraud inquir(...)

The man has been charged to appear in the Criminal Courts of Justice (CCJ) on Saturday morning. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man in his late 20s was arrested at Dublin airport on Friday evening as part of an ongoing investigation into a criminal organisation. The man, who(...)

The man, who is aged in his 70s and connected to the company Process & Industrial Development (P&ID), is suspected of passing on cash to a Nigerian official to help secure a contract to convert excess gas from the country’s oilfields into energy. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gardaí have arrested an Irishman as part of an investigation into the alleged bribery of Nigerian officials in relation to an energy deal which gave r(...)

David Doyle (67), of Upper Churchtown Road, Dundrum, Dublin was arrested by  officers from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A former solicitor charged with stealing approximately €330,000 from clients has been returned for trial to the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Follow(...)

 Brendan Mullin, of Albert Lodge, Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, leaving Dublin District Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Irish rugby international Brendan Mullin is to face trial accused of deception, false accounting and theft of close to €600,000 from Bank of Ir(...)

This is the second major operation targeting PPE fraud involving gardaí since the pandemic began

Gardaí carried out a raid in Dublin on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a criminal gang which has targeted businesses in at least 20 countries(...)

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau has advised renters to only use recognised letting agencies or to deal with people they trust. Photograph: iStock

Students have been warned to be wary of rental scams as new figures reveal renters have lost almost €1 million to fraudsters in recent years. Between(...)

The brothers were arrested following an investigation by the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau. Photograph: Alan Betson

An accountant and his brother have been charged with theft and money laundering after almost €1.2 million in allegedly fictitious expenses was “siphon(...)

To date, 11 people have been arrested as part of the operation with investigations ongoing. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Gardaí investigating a sophisticated hoax text message scam that netted tens of thousands of euro in bank transfers have arrested two men. Between A(...)

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