Donegal man who falsely claimed jobseekers has case put back

first_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Donegal man who falsely claimed jobseekers has case put back Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Homepage BannerNews Facebook By News Highland – March 26, 2019 A Donegal man who falsely claimed jobseekers allowance from the Department of the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection had his case put back for a year to monitor repayments.Alan Carr from Bluestack Drive, Letterbarrow claimed €26,444 from the Department.Alan Carr pleaded guilty at Donegal Town District Court to one count of failing to notify the Minister that he was working with Laghey Waste Ltd and to five counts of making five false statements to obtain Jobseekers Allowance saying he was unemployed during the period from August 2014 to December 2015.Donegal State Solicitor Ciaran Liddy told the court the defendant had claimed Jobseekers Allowance while he was working five days per week.Defence solicitor Eunan Gallagher said the defendant had been working part time for the company before this happened.In accepting jurisdiction, Judge Kevin Kilrane said there were various degrees of culpability in these matters.He said there was some “pro-active dickying up of paperwork” to create a situation where the defendant was getting benefit that he was not entitled to.The court heard the defendant was paying back €40 per week with €328 repaid to date.The case has been adjourned until April 1st 2020.The judge said the State had liberty to re-enter if there was a “breakdown in the payments system” Pinterest Previous articleNew fruit & veg processing facility approved for Claudy areaNext articleHSE accused of deliberately deferring decision on future of Lifford Hospital News Highland Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens furtherlast_img

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