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Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments
# Overpayments
# Overpayments

Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments

Jul 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 32,728 Views 49 Comments

Some overpayments have not been recovered because of a litany of mistakes by the Department of Employment and Social Protection.

Government says it's owed €475 million in social welfare overpayments
# Debt
# Debt

Government says it's owed €475 million in social welfare overpayments

Dec 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 26,421 Views 63 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty said a number of measures are taken to try to recover the monies owed.

Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year
# Employment
# Employment

Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year

Nov 22nd 2018, 10:48 PM 34,706 Views 65 Comments

Social welfare fraud totalled €38.4 million in 2017, down from €41 million in 2016.

Six people were wrongly paid over €200,000 in social welfare
# Overpayments
# Overpayments

Six people were wrongly paid over €200,000 in social welfare

Sep 29th 2017, 7:42 PM 39,647 Views 106 Comments

The six cases have all been reported to gardaí.