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Two men arrested in fraud and bribery investigation released without charge

The two men were held at Terenure Garda Station before being released.

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TWO MEN WHO were arrested as part of a fraud and bribery investigation have been released without charge. 

The men, aged in their 40s and 60s, were held at Terenure Garda Station following their arrests today.

This represents the fourth and fifth arrests in relation to this ongoing investigation.]The two men have since been released without charge, gardaí said this evening. A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution. 

Last month, gardaí arrested a man, aged in his 40s,  following a report made to gardaí by his former employer.

He was reported by his former employer on suspicion of falsifying records and deceiving people into believing he had processed their financial applications.

This fraudulent activity involved using the personal details of current employees, without their authorisation.

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Further to this, the man attempted to destroy evidence of this criminal activity.

Corrupt payments, totalling €17,000, were also made in the form of bribes in order to conceal this criminal activity.

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