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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.
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.