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A man in his late fifties who obtained a total of over €28,000 in benefits from the state after he claimed that he was not working was convicted and fined at Foxford District Court after it came to light that the man had in fact been working on a part-time basis.
The local accountant charged with multiple charges of fraud has had his case adjourned to the next sitting of Carlow Circuit Court in March.
The Irish Insurance Federation recently re-launched their ongoing anti-fraud campaign and have received a surge in calls from the public in the first week of the campaign.
A Kilkenny doctor was the victim of a scam at a Thai airport in which visitors are falsely accused of shoplifting and have to pay large sums of money to police to be freed.
As Budget 2010 looms and fears intensify about how financially worse off the Irish citizen will be following its implementation, one area which needs to be policed more vigourously is benefit fraud. The State is losing hundreds of millions of euro each year through social welfare fraud.