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Central Statistics Office. (2019) Recorded crime Q1 2019. Cork: Central Statistics Office.

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Crime incident data, from An Garda Síochána, shows a large rise in the number of recorded incidents of Fraud, deception and related offences in the year to March 2019, up by 28.5% over a 12 month period, from 5,322 to 6,841 recorded crimes. The number of recorded incidents of Controlled drug offences increased by 16.2%, from 16,564 to 19,247. The upward trend in reported Sexual offences also continued, up by 10% on the previous 12-month period, to 3,231 incidents in the year to March 2019.


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