Man arrested after investigation into Covid-19 payment fraud

A man has been arrested in Dublin in connection with Covid-19 payment fraud totaling €56,000.

Gardai say the investigation relates to up to 25 separate claims made under the scheme.

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau searched a house in Mulhuddart today where a man in his 30s was arrested and documentation was seized. He’s currently detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station.