Pat Lordan

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 Patrick Lordan, Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, Ian Drennan, ODCE, Derville Rowland, Central Bank, Pat Clavin, CAB and Kenan Furlong, A&L Goodbody at the summit in  Dublin. Photograph: Orla Murray/SON Photo

Garda fraud investigators have recovered more than €20 million from criminals who duped businesses over the past four years, a conference in Dublin he(...)

About 75 per cent of all card fraud occurs online. Photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have warned consumers to be extra vigilent when making online purchases during the period of heavy discounting dubbed Black Friday and Cyber Mo(...)

Monday Results: Hewlett Packard. Indicators: Irish labour costs (Q3); UK distributive trades (Nov); German business climate, current conditions a(...)

Businesses have been warned to not trust emails claiming that a supplier’s banking details have changed.

On Monday gardaí warned that two Irish-based companies have been defrauded of a combined €650,000 following internet email scams. Chief Supt Pat Lord(...)

Two companies have been defrauded of more than €650,000 between them following an internet email scam.   Photograph: iStock

Irish business owners have been warned of an internet email scam which has seen fraudsters steal €650,000 from two firms recently. The companies los(...)

‘We’re putting too much information about where we are, who we’re with and what we’re doing’, on social media,  according to Chief Supt Pat Lordan of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau.

Gardaí have warned companies and individuals against posting information on social media that could be used against them in worsening frauds aimed mai(...)

 Dalata’s  non-executive chairman John Hennessy  and chief executive Pat McCann:  claim Dublin needs a 1,000-bedroom superhotel is “the biggest load of rot”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Hotels, tourism, hospitality – it’s all about hosting and being polite. So it was noticeable how scathing Dalata’s Pat McCann, the country’s biggest h(...)

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 (...)

Festival-goers have been warned about fake ticket scams ahead of Electric Picnic. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Festival-goers have been warned by gardaí to be on the lookout for fake ticket scams ahead of Electric Picnic this weekend. The annual festival is b(...)