Fraud

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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has issued a warning to the public over scam artists posing as solicitors to steal money from home-buyers. In a statement, the Law Society said it is "aware of reports" about clients losing significant amounts of money after receiving a last-minute and fake email,

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The number of fraud and drug offences recorded by gardaí have increased sharply in the year to September 2019, according to new figures. Fraud offences were up by 35 per cent from 5,779 to 7,805 recorded incidents, while drug offences increased by 17 per cent from 17,896 to 20,972.

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A lawyer is facing jail after admitting to stealing almost £1 million from the accounts of clients, the Belfast Telegraph reports. Graham Keys, 64, also admitted he had defrauded a Belfast law firm – where he had formerly been a partner – of nearly £300,000.

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Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has welcomed new figures showing a rise in recorded fraud offences as evidence of the success of the Government's anti-fraud strategy. Mr Flanagan today welcomed the publication of the Central Statistics Office's (CSO) crime statistics for 2018, which continue to be

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The Department of Justice has announced the launch of a public consultation on Ireland's anti-fraud and anti-corruption structures and procedures in criminal law enforcement. A review group chaired by James Hamilton, former Director of Public Prosecutions and anti-corruption expert, is aiming to fin

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