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Netherlands uncovers $120m 'Bulgarian fraud' benefits scam

A benefits scam worth around $120m has been uncovered in the Netherlands.

It is being called the 'Bulgarian fraud', after a documentary accused gangs from Bulgaria of making fake claims for childcare and housing benefits.

Officials say the scandal has led to an increased tension between Bulgarian migrants and locals.

Anna Holligan reports from Rotterdam.

  • 25 Jun 2013
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