An attempt to fraudulently order a prescription drug was prevented when pharmacists became suspicious of a doctor’s signature. Eddie Cowley aka Gallagher (25) of Scarva Walk, Banbridge pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation on October 7, 2014. The accused had been brought before Newry magistrates on a bench warrant as he had missed a […]

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A 24 year old man from Lurgan was found guilty at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court of attempting to fraudulently obtain prescription medication and sentenced to three months in jail. Darren Fegan of 24 Clonavon Avenue, Portadown was found guilty of three counts of fraud by false representation and three counts of forgery. The court heard the […]

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A 23 year old man from Lisburn was yesterday found guilty at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court of attempting to fraudulently obtain prescription medication. Aaron Jackson of 42 F Glenmore Park, Lisburn was found guilty of one count of making a false instrument and one count of using a false instrument. The court heard the male had […]

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A 29 year old man was today sentenced to two months in jail for attempting to fraudulently obtain prescription medication. At Dungannon Magistrates’ Court, Damion Loughran of Dyan Road, Caledon admitted to one count of fraud by false representation. The court heard he had provided false information at a community pharmacy in an attempt to […]

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A patient who attempted to obtain prescription medication fraudulently was today fined £75 for each offence committed, totalling £1,500. Helen Getty, 48, of Glen Road, Lisburn admitted to 20 counts of fraud by false representation at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court. Mark Harvey, Assistant Director of Counter Fraud Services, Business Services Organisation said: “At a time when […]

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On the 09 July 2014 a patient who falsified a doctor’s note was convicted and ordered to serve 18 months on probation and required to engage with a community addiction programme. Charlie Law, 23, of Orkney Drive, Ballymena admitted to one count of fraud by false representation at Ballymena Magistrates Court for amending a doctor’s […]

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At Court in June 2013, an offender received a 5-month custodial sentence following conviction for an offence under Section 6 of the Fraud Act 2006. Following an investigation by Counter Fraud and Probity Services, the matter was referred to the police and onward to the PPS for consideration of prosecution.  The Subject was charged with […]

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