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Bacup Benefits Cheat is Facing Jail

325 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

155 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

East Lancs Benefits Cheat Avoids Jail Term

141 days ago
East Lancs benefits cheat avoids jail term. A BENEFITS cheat who claimed he had difficulties walking for nearly four years has been spared a jail sentence by a crown cour... -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

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

249 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

212 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 in 9k Claim

58 days ago
Benefits cheat in 9k claim. Kelly Rowe, 29, must repay all over payments and complete 50 hours unpaid work after her fraud was uncovered by detectives. -> Read more at Macclesfield Express

Benefits Cheat Put Under Surveillance

58 days ago
Benefits cheat put under surveillance. A council employee was put under surveillance when she was suspected of cheating the taxpayer... -> Read more at Blackpool Gazette

Benefits Cheat in Court

117 days ago
Benefits cheat in court. Sixty-three-year-old man fraudently claimed more than £11,500 -> Read more at Crewe Chronicle

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

245 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

301 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 Fraudulently Claimed £8,000

51 days ago
Benefits cheat fraudulently claimed £8,000. Jack Parker, 63, pleaded guilty at South Cheshire Magistrates Court to two charges of failing to notify of a change in his ci... -> Read more at Crewe Chronicle

St Helens' BIGGEST Ever Benefits Cheat

78 days ago
St Helens' BIGGEST ever benefits cheat. Investigators who rumbled a benefits cheat’s ¬£130,000 swindle have described it as the biggest fraud of its kind they’... -> Read more at St Helens Reporter

Boughton Benefits Cheat Was Filmed by DWP

129 days ago
Boughton benefits cheat was filmed by DWP. A BENEFITS cheat who claimed he could only walk a few yards unaided was filmed moving house after returning from a holiday abro... -> Read more at Chester First

Crewe Benefits Cheat to Pay Back More Than £7k

141 days ago
Crewe benefits cheat to pay back more than £7k. Cheshire East Council says benefit fraud will not be tolerated and it will prosecute offenders -> Read more at Crewe Chronicle

Benefits Cheat Avoids Prison

153 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

231 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

247 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

300 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

346 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

Facebook Engagement Catches out Benefits Cheat

8 days ago
Facebook engagement catches out benefits cheat. A BENEFITS cheat claiming to be a single mum was caught after her engagement was announced on Facebook. -> Read more at Warrington Guardian

14,000 Benefits Cheat Caught out by Facebook Profile

36 days ago
14,000 benefits cheat caught out by Facebook profile. A MOTHER who falsely claimed ¬£14,700 in benefits was caught out ‚ÄĒ by her own Facebook profile. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

£2k Accrington Benefits Cheat Was Working at Two Nurseries

204 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

207 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

218 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

224 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