Written Answers. - Fraud Cases.

549.

asked the Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Tourism the amount of money known to have been lost to his Department through acts of fraud emanating from (a) within and (b) outside his Department in the years 1980, 1981, 1982 and 1983; and the general areas in his Department in which such acts of fraud occurred.

No money is known to have been lost to my Department through acts of fraud emanating from (a) within or (b) without my Department during the years 1980 - 1983 inclusive.