On 7 May, the Irish Times reported that the health services feared it was about to fall victim to fraud during a €7.5 million purchase of 350 ventilators from a company in the Far East, and made a complaint to the Garda, according to a report to the Policing Authority.  It is said that the payment has not been transferred and the investigation remains ongoing. The Irish-based company that was acting as an agent in the transaction has now begun a breach of contract case against the health services in the High Court after it discontinued its planned purchase of the ventilators.


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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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