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On Thursday members of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau arrested two suspects for conspiracy to defraud the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI), which compensates victims of uninsured and untraced drivers. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Gardaí carrying out a criminal investigation into a bogus personal injury claim are seeking to charge the failed claimant with swearing false affidavi(...)

Security guards at the Wirecard headquarters in Aschheim near Munich, Germany. Photograph: Philipp Guelland/ EPA

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) raided the Irish office of failed Munich-based electronic payments provider Wirecard on Thursday, as (...)

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(...)

Andrei Ciocan: was sentenced at Roscommon Circuit Court to three and a half years imprisonment for money laundering. Photograph: North West Newspix.

A 32-year-old Romanian man has been given a three and a half year prison sentence for his part in a Europe-wide cybercrime and money-laundering organi(...)

John Mulholland, 70, from Salthill, Monkstown, Co Dublin, and three others were charged with misleading investors as to the where and how assets were placed in CHC. Photograph: Collins Courts

Four senior executives are to face trial accused of misleading investors of collapsed firm Custom House Capital (CHC), which suffered multimillion-eur(...)

The cash is believed to be the proceeds of crime including internet scams, organised prostitution, thefts and fraud. Photograph: Garda Press

Gardaí believe an international crime gang based in Dublin has run at least €1.5 million from the proceeds of crime through a series of so-called mule(...)

The arrest was the latest in a series of investigations into people abusing the Covid-19 payment system.

A man has been arrested over allegedly claiming six €350 Covid-19 unemployment payments that were being paid his bank account every week. The payment(...)

Gardaí said that many of the victims of the alleged bogus legal firm were people ‘desperate to regularise their status in this jurisdiction’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A man has been arrested as part of an investigation into an alleged bogus legal firm offering immigration services. The Garda National Economic Crim(...)

German health authorities were defrauded into paying for 10 million face masks worth about €15 million. File photograph: Getty Images

An Irish man in Roscommon is being questioned as part of an international investigation into a “sophisticated” €15 million Covid-19 personal protectiv(...)

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