Fraud central to free travel review

Combating fraud will be a key focus of a government review of the free travel scheme, following concerns raised about the potential for abuse of the scheme.

8th September, 2012

Combating fraud will be a key focus of a government review of the free travel scheme, following concerns raised by CIE and private transport operators about the potential for abuse of the scheme.

Some 720,000 people in the state are eligible for free travel, and when spouse or companion passes are taken into account, that figure rises to over 1.1 million. It has emerged that a key element in the review of the scheme which...

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