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.