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# Operation Vantage

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# Operation Vantage
Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown
Gardaí set up Operation Vantage two years ago to tackle sham marriages.
# Operation Vantage
Number of foreign couples attempting to marry in Ireland drops 58% since new laws
Gardaí are now using new laws to tackle sham marriages.
# Marriages of Convenience
11 people arrested during massive garda operation into sham marriages
Operation Vantage was set up after a trend of foreign men marrying women from EU countries was identified.