A sum of cash and counterfeit money were also seized.
A man has been arrested in Westmeath for fraudulently claiming Covid 19 unemployment payments.
He'd allegedly been receiving six separate payments of 350 euro a week into a bank account using fake names.
A house in Mullingar was searched today following intelligence from the Department of Social Protection.
The man in his late teens was arrested and is being questioned at Mullingar Garda Station.
A sum of cash and counterfeit money were also seized during the search.