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Bacup Benefits Cheat is Facing Jail

174 days ago
Bacup benefits cheat is facing jail. THE case of a £32,000 benefits cheat warned he could face jail, was adjourned at Burnley Crown Court. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

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VIDEO: £35k Benefits Cheat Escapes Jail

4 days ago
VIDEO: £35k benefits cheat escapes jail. A benefits cheat who pocketed more than £35,000 in disability payments while working as a delivery man has escaped jail... -> Watch at Lancaster Guardian

Benefits Cheat Told to Pay Back £26,000 or Face Year in Jail

98 days ago
Benefits cheat told to pay back £26,000 or face year in jail. A woman who pocketed more than £72,500 in benefits she wasn't entitled to has been told to repay £26,000 ... -> Read more at News & Star

Barrow Benefits-cheat Mother Faces Threat of Jail Term

61 days ago
Barrow benefits-cheat mother faces threat of jail term. A BARROW benefits cheat who fraudulently claimed more than £25,000 because her partner had money worries could be... -> Read more at Evening Mail

Benefits Cheat, 77, Had £100,000 in the Bank

94 days ago
Benefits cheat, 77, had £100,000 in the bank. Margaret Sastawnyuk, 77, wrongly claimed more than £23,000 in pension and council tax benefits over seven years after fail... -> Read more at Rochdale Observer

Benefits Cheat Jailed

150 days ago
Benefits cheat jailed. A LOCAL benefits cheat who fraudulently claimed tens of thousands of pounds has been handed a nine month suspended prison sentence... -> Read more at Wigan Today

Benefits Cheat Avoids Prison

2 days ago
Benefits cheat avoids prison. A benefits cheat who pocketed more than £35,000 in disability payments while working as a delivery man has escaped jail... -> Read more at Lancashire Evening Post

Benefits Cheat to Do Unpaid Work

80 days ago
Benefits cheat to do unpaid work. An HGV driver who claimed he was too infirm to walk claimed more than £18,000 of disability benefits when he was driving a truck for a ... -> Read more at Lancashire Evening Post

Burnley Benefits Cheat Had Barman Job

96 days ago
Burnley benefits cheat had barman job. A BENEFITS cheat got more than £2,000 he was not entitled to because he was working as a barman in a Burnley pub, the town's magis... -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

Kendal Benefits Cheat Mum Put Under Curfew

149 days ago
Kendal benefits cheat mum put under curfew. A KENDAL mother-of-two who falsely claimed more than £6,000 in disability benefits has been given a ten-week curfew. -> Read more at The Westmorland Gazette

£120k Benefits Cheat Jailed

195 days ago
£120k benefits cheat jailed. A WIGAN woman was behind bars today after fraudulently claiming nearly £120,000 in benefits... -> Read more at Wigan Today

£2k Accrington Benefits Cheat Was Working at Two Nurseries

53 days ago
£2k Accrington benefits cheat was working at two nurseries. A 49-YEAR-OLD woman continued to claim benefits despite working at two nurseries. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

Elephant Ride Benefits Cheat Jailed

56 days ago
Elephant ride benefits cheat jailed. A benefits cheat who was filmed riding an elephant in India, walking unaided and getting into a work van is jailed. -> Read more at BBC News

Radcliffe Benefits Cheat Fraudulently Claimed More Than £5,600

67 days ago
Radcliffe benefits cheat fraudulently claimed more than £5,600. A MOTHER-of-four has pleaded guilty to two counts of benefit fraud for failing to tell Bury Council that ... -> Read more at The Bolton News

£94k Benefits Cheat Evicted from Hyndburn Home

73 days ago
£94k benefits cheat evicted from Hyndburn home. A MOTHER-of-seven who cheated £94,000 of benefits and kept quiet about her partner moving in has been evicted from her h... -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Dalton Benefits Cheat Must Do Community Work

127 days ago
Dalton benefits cheat must do community work. A BENEFITS cheat who claimed more than £18,000 she wasn't entitled to has escaped a jail sentence. -> Read more at Evening Mail

Cumbrian Benefits Cheat Mum Back in Court

149 days ago
Cumbrian benefits cheat mum back in court. A mum spared jail after a £42,000 benefits fiddle has been back in court for a £2,500 overpayment. -> Read more at News & Star

Clayton-le-Moors Benefits Cheat Must Repay Thousands

14 days ago
Clayton-le-Moors benefits cheat must repay thousands. A WOMAN has been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds of housing benefit she wrongly claimed. -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Askam Man: £13k Benefits Cheat Was Rumbled Playing Football

40 days ago
Askam man: £13k benefits cheat was rumbled playing football. An Askam man who falsely claimed more than £13,000 in disability benefits was rumbled after a surveillance ... -> Read more at Evening Mail

£16,000 Benefits Cheat Spared Prison by Carlisle Court

54 days ago
£16,000 benefits cheat spared prison by Carlisle court. A man who fraudulently claimed more than £16,000 in benefits has been spared jail. -> Read more at News & Star

Benefits-cheat Landlord Who Claimed £32k Hid a £100k Nest Egg

168 days ago
Benefits-cheat landlord who claimed £32k hid a £100k nest egg. Judge tells him: ""You are a crook. You were raking it in weren't you? " -> Read more at Manchester Evening News

Benefits Cheat Dad Claimed over £2000 Despite Being Employed, Court Hears

96 days ago
Benefits cheat Dad claimed over £2000 despite being employed, court hears. KENDAL father who falsely claimed more than £2,000 in benefits was ordered to carry out 100 h... -> Read more at The Westmorland Gazette

Facebook Wedding Shots Caught Hyndburn Benefits Cheat

140 days ago
Facebook wedding shots caught Hyndburn benefits cheat. FRAUD investigators used evidence from Facebook to convict a woman who claimed income support as a single parent, d... -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Accrington Benefits Cheat Claimed Thousands Whilst Working as Waitress

66 days ago
Accrington benefits cheat claimed thousands whilst working as waitress. A 59-YEAR-OLD benefits cheat worked as a waitress and a chamber maid while fraudulently claiming a... -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

Accrington Benefits Cheat Claimed Thousands Whilst Working as Waitress at Turf Moor

66 days ago
Accrington benefits cheat claimed thousands whilst working as waitress at Turf Moor. A 59-YEAR-OLD benefits cheat worked as a waitress and a chamber maid while fraudulent... -> Read more at This Is Lancashire