A person who has either a suspicion or documentary proof that corrupt practices are taking place in international business transactions should report the matter to:
An Garda Siochana,
Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation,
Telephone : +353-1-6663776
On receipt of such a complaint, the Bureau will conduct an assessment to determine whether a crime has taken place and will then either proceed with the investigation itself or assign responsibility to the relevant Garda Region.
Complaints against the Garda Síochána
A person who has either a suspicion or documentary proof that a Garda is involved in corrupt practices should report the matter to:
Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC)
150 Upper Abbey Street,
Telephone: +353 1890 600800
Fax: +353 1 8147023
Email : email@example.com
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is an independent body established under the Garda Síochána Act 2005. It is answerable to the Oireachtas (parliament). GSOC’s objectives are to establish a system for dealing with complaints against An Garda Síochána that is efficient, effective and fair to all concerned, and, to promote public confidence in that system. GSOC employs its own investigators for the investigation of serious complaints including all those alleging offences of a criminal nature.
Complaints by the Garda Síochána
The Garda Síochána (Corruption or Malpractice) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 168 of 2007) provide for members or civilian staff of the Garda Síochána to report suspected corruption or malpractice on the part of another member or civilian staff member. Reports will be made to specially appointed Confidential Recipients. The Garda Commissioner may appoint Confidential Recipients from with the Garda organisation. The Minister for Justice and Equality has already appointed Mr. Brian McCarthy, formerly Secretary General to the President, as an independent Confidential Recipient. The system becomes operational once the Garda Commissioner submits a Confidential Reporting Charter and it is approved by the Minister.