€150,000 plus gold and silver coins seized in Cork investigation into fraudulent medical claims

A garda investigation on fraudulent claims in excess of €3.5m made under the Drug Refund Scheme has seized around €150,000 in searches in Co Cork.

Searches were conducted at one house in West Cork and two business premises in Cork City.

Approximately €150,000 in cash (including euros, sterling, dollars and other foreign currencies) was seized along with a quantity of gold and silver coins, including South African Kruggerand coins.

€150,000 plus gold and silver coins seized in Cork investigation into fraudulent medical claims

Searches are ongoing on a number of safes, while documents, including title deeds for properties, and computer devices are being examined by investigating officers.

€150,000 plus gold and silver coins seized in Cork investigation into fraudulent medical claims

No arrests have been made at this stage and the investigation is ongoing.

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