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The scale and sophistication of frauds targeting vulnerable consumers looks set to rise as Christmas approaches. Photograph: iStock.

The scale and sophistication of frauds targeting vulnerable consumers looks set to rise as Christmas approaches and an alert has been issued over cert(...)

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(...)

Gardaí believe the latest suspect to be detained, who is based in Northern Ireland but who has business interests south of the border in Co Louth, is the mastermind of the scam, which is based on VAT carousel fraud. File photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

A man suspected of central involvement in a VAT fraud valued at €29 million has been questioned by gardaí after his arrest in Co Louth. The suspect (...)

Heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €4 million has been seized in Dublin. It followed raids by members of the Garda National Drugs and Organised C(...)

 Mary O’Rourke helping to launch Fraud Awareness Week: never divulge financial information by telephone or email. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Former minister Mary O’Rourke has spoken of how she was almost taken in by a fraudster purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners. Mrs O’Rourke(...)

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims and are planning to tackle them with “super raids” in the same (...)

Man (36) being charged on four counts of money laundering

A male model is to stand trial on money laundering charges and accused of having €1.2 in alleged crime proceeds. Mark Andrew Adams (39), with an addr(...)

Gardaí are warning the public about an ongoing text message scam. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí are warning the public about an ongoing text message scam known as “smishing”, which seeks to gather a person’s bank account information. Targ(...)

The Garda inquiry into the VAT-based fraud has been ongoing since 2017. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A two-year criminal investigation into a suspected €29 million cross-border VAT fraud has resulted in the arrest of a second suspect. Gardaí believe (...)

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