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# Operation Vantage

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Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown
Gardaí set up Operation Vantage two years ago to tackle sham marriages.
Number of foreign couples attempting to marry in Ireland drops 58% since new laws
Gardaí are now using new laws to tackle sham marriages.
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.