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Irishman in Thailand Led the Life of Murray

Irishman in Thailand Led the Life of Murray

Friday, October 29, 2010
AN IRISHMAN has been accused of living in Thailand while claiming more than 250,000 euros in social welfare payments under nine different names over four years.

Police told a preliminary hearing at Mullingar District Court that Paul Murray, 63, had three different passports, 10 Irish birth certificates and one from Britain, eight false British driver's licences and six bank accounts.

According to the 'Irish Times', Murray returned to Ireland from Thailand, where he lived, every three months to sign on for various payments, including disability allowance, jobseeker's allowance and supplementary welfare allowance.

Mr Murray has had no permanent address in Ireland since 1974. Judge Aeneas McCarthy refused bail and ordered that Mr Murray appear again on November 4.
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I'm Irish and there is a couple of bad apples in every barrel, sorry for that, people like that make me sick, probably never worked a day in his life, hope he gets what he deserves. Is the Irish government not broke enough already?

Posted by roger on October 29, 2010 18:49

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Darn another scam of mine ruined :)

Posted by Brian on October 29, 2010 19:44

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An Irish troublemaker, who would have thought...........

Posted by logbags on October 30, 2010 00:18


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