Nearly 10,600 investigations into suspected welfare fraud last year

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews By News Highland – January 24, 2020 Nearly 10,600 investigations into suspected welfare fraud last year Pinterest Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford The Department of Social Protection launched nearly 10,600 investigations into suspected welfare fraud last year.More than 82 million euro was also recovered from over 100,000 social welfare recipients in 2019.114 cases were referred for criminal prosecution, and 85 people were convicted in court over the course of the year.Solicitor Jason O’Sullivan says investigations into welfare fraud are complicated:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/welfafdgdfgdfgre7am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleTwo main parties formally launch election manifestos todayNext articleIMO urge next Government to tackle health crisis News Highland Google+ Pinterest Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction DL Debate – 24/05/21 last_img read more