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Gardai Investigate After €165,000 Fraudulently Claimed Through PUP

Gardai are investigating after 165-thousand euro was fraudulently claimed through the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

In June gardai issued a warning about a phishing email claiming to be from the Courts Service telling people they had been selected for jury duty.

70 people handed over their personal information, which was then used to fraudulently claim PUP.

A man in his 40s was arrested in Cork today, and investigations are ongoing.

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