IRELAND: HOUSE AND FIRMS SEARCHED OVER €3.5 MILLION DRUG REFUND SCHEME FRAUD

The Irish Times on 9th October reported that gardaí have conducted a series of raids targeting a person suspected of defrauding the health department’s drug treatment refund scheme of up to €3.7 million over a 10-year period.  The chief suspect is a company director who has been involved in commercial life in Cork for about 4 decades.  The offices of solicitors and accountants have also been searched and the title deeds of properties, believed to be investments arising from the fraud, have been seized.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/house-and-firms-searched-over-3-5m-drug-refund-scheme-fraud-1.3657017

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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