Michael Cryan

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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(...)

A special team was set up in the Garda’s National Economic Crime Bureau to investigate suspicious online transactions. Photograph: iStock

Just under two years ago gardaí became inundated with requests for assistance from police forces in Europe all telling a similar story. Somebody in a (...)

When unsuspected buyers purchased vehicles or goods online, their money disappeared but their purchases never arrived. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí have identified 126 members of one of the largest ever organised crime groups working in the Republic which has laundered at least €4.7 million(...)

Fake money used in films with a nominal value of almost half a million euro has been found in circulation, An Gard Síochána has said. Image: Garda Facebook Page.

Fake money used in films with a nominal value of almost half a million euro has been found in circulation, An Gard Síochána has said. Businesses dea(...)

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(...)

Gardaí have issued a warning over the growing prevalence of bogus moneylending websites, aimed at defrauding people by demanding ‘advance fees’. Photograph: iStock

The growing prevalence of bogus moneylending websites, aimed at defrauding people by demanding “advance fees”, has led to gardaí issuing a warning ove(...)

 Marioara Rostas: The Romanian teenager disappeared on the afternoon of January 6th, after her brother saw her getting into a car with a man in the city centre

A senior garda in the Marioara Rostas murder investigation has denied that the State’s main witness received preferential treatment or demanded imm(...)