18/12/2012

Woman Convicted Of Benefit Fraud

A woman was convicted at Lisburn Magistrate’s Court yesterday for claiming benefits she was not entitled to.

Clare Day, 34, of Killaney Avenue, Lisburn claimed Housing Benefit totalling £12,269 while failing to declare employment. She was given a two year unconditional discharge and ordered to pay court costs of £43.

Ms Day is also required to repay any outstanding money she wrongfully obtained to the Social Security Agency.

(CD)

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