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Man Charged For Allegedly Making Bogus Covid-19 Unemployment Payment Claims

A 19-year-old man's been charged as part of an investigation into Covid-19 unemployment payments.

He'd allegedly been receiving six separate payments of 350 euro a week into a bank account using fake names.

A house in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, was searched yesterday, following intelligence from the Department of Social Protection.

The teenager's due to appear in court on June 6th.

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