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#Benefit Fraud

# benefit-fraud - All time

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

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

Jul 5th 2017, 11:30 PM 20,981 Views 68 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 31,025 Views 75 Comments

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

Major crackdown on benefit cheats, but no boost in prosecutions
# Coming Knocking
# Coming Knocking

Major crackdown on benefit cheats, but no boost in prosecutions

Feb 8th 2016, 6:10 AM 22,537 Views 43 Comments

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

Poll: Should officials monitor jobseekers' online employment searches?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should officials monitor jobseekers' online employment searches?

Dec 21st 2012, 10:50 AM 7,379 Views 63 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2010, 7:01 AM 739 Views 0 Comments

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