Man arrested by gardaí investigating 'ghost brokers'

Man arrested by gardaí investigating 'ghost brokers'

A 44-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí investigating so called 'ghost brokers'.

Gardai are working with the Insurance Federation of Ireland and a number of companies as part of the investigation.

Unsuspecting customers are tricked into buying products which may not cover them in the event of an accident.

A man was arrested yesterday morning as part of the inquiry.

He is being held in Lucan Garda station in Dublin for questioning.

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