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Woman charged over alleged theft by deception which happened over seven-year period

The woman was charged this morning.

GARDAÍ HAVE CHARGED a woman in relation to allegations she took part in a number of incidents of theft by deception.

The woman, who is in her 50s, is accused of carrying out these criminal acts over a seven-year period from 2011 to 2018. 

A total of 80 counts of theft were allegedly committed during which the suspected offender stole in excess of €28,500, gardaí said. 

A garda spokeswoman said: “The woman was charged this morning, Tuesday 17 November 2020 following direction received by the Director of Public Prosecutions. She was due to appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court this morning at 10.30am.”