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# Benefit Fraud

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# Benefit Fraud
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
'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.
# coming knocking
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.
# Your Say
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?
# Waste
€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.