Garda reports reveal expense claim irregularities

Reviews identify numerous instances of “poorly presented” expense forms

23rd April, 2017

Confidential internal reports have revealed a series of discrepancies in relation to Garda travel and overtime claims, including one from a member of the crime bureau who sought locomotion expenses while at a three-day conference in The Hague in the Netherlands.

The reviews, carried out by the Garda Internal Audit Section (GIAS), identified numerous instances of “poorly presented” expense forms, and “carelessly completed” overtime claims by gardaí up to the rank of inspector, without evidence...

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