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#Benefit Fraud

# benefit-fraud - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Change to Leo's campaign: Only those convicted of fraud over €5,000 to have names published

The names will be published on a quarterly basis on the Department of Social Protection’s website.

# benefit-fraud - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'Welfare cheats cheat us all': New campaign wants public to blow the whistle on welfare fraud

It’s estimated that last year suspected fraud overpayments of Jobseeker’s Allowance cost €14 million.

# benefit-fraud - Monday 8 February, 2016

Major crackdown on benefit cheats, but no boost in prosecutions

The number of reviews being carried out has more than trebled in the past 10 years.

# benefit-fraud - Friday 21 December, 2012

Poll: Should officials monitor jobseekers' online employment searches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should officials monitor jobseekers' online employment searches?

If someone is claiming benefits, should the government be allowed to monitor their online job searches on an official website?

# benefit-fraud - Thursday 2 December, 2010

€20m fingerprint machine spends 4 years idle because of union dispute

Civil servants refuse to operate machine which was intended to tackle immigrant benefit fraud without increase in pay.