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Galway Gardai to look into claims of taxi insurance fraud

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gardaí say they will look into claims that some taxi drivers in Galway could be using private insurance policies...

240 hours’ community service for man in ‘crash for cash’ scam

A 27-year-old man reared-ended a taxi on purpose so that passengers in the taxi could make a false insurance claim for personal injuries. Barry Hynes,...

Galway welfare fraud probes pay off

Probes into welfare fraud in Galway yield an average saving of close to €1,000 per investigation. Figures from the Department of Social Protection show that...

Conman duped woman (82) into giving him large sums of money

A convicted sex offender faces prison later this year for coercing a trusting and charitable 82-year-old woman into giving him large sums of cash...

Welfare fraudsters forced to cough up over €1m

A crackdown on social welfare fraudsters has helped to recoup in excess of €1.1 million in County Galway. The Department of Social Protection confirmed that...

Woman in €43k fraud case is spared jail

A 55-year-old woman is to carry out 240 hours of community service in lieu of a two-year prison sentence for stealing thousands of euro...


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