Teenager In Westmeath Charged For Claiming Multiple Unemployment Benefits

He is due before the courts in June.

Gardai in Westmeath have charged a teenager arrested for fraudulently claiming the coivid-19 unemployment payment. 

The nineteen year old man was taken into custody following the search of a house in Mullingar yesterday evening. 

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

He will appear before Mullingar district court on the 12th of June. 

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