Compensation culture needs to be addressed

The judiciary is “letting the whole country down” in the way it handles compensation cases, according to the founder of Supermacs.

Pat McDonagh believes the current system is not working.

He wants a greater sense of urgency from politicians to tackle Ireland’s compensation culture.

He says there must be a complete overhaul of how personal injuries claims are dealt with in order to protect businesses:

Fraudsters are scamming young adults out of an average of 228 euro.

Almost half of 18 to 24 year old’s say they have been the target of attempted fraud on a monthly basis or more often.

According to a survey from FraudSMART, 7 percent of respondents say they are targeted daily.

Niamh Davenport from FraudSMART says shoulder surfing is an ever growing problem: