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X Border Covid related fraud: one benefit of UI!

  • 01-03-2023 10:09pm
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    The eight employees, all resident across the border in Derry, appeared before Buncrana District Court where they pleaded guilty to the fraud.

    All of the employees living in Northern Ireland were able to claim the Covid-19 payments after they discovered they did not have to have any proof of medical intervention for their claims.

    They were able to log onto a National Health Service (NHS) website and print off a certificate of self-isolation.

    Dozens of the certs were then sent by the accused on various occasions between March 2020 and December 2021 to the Department of Social Protection to claim the Enhanced Illness Benefit Payment.

    “I can’t pay my staff or mortgage with instagram likes”.

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