Ballyclare man convicted of benefit fraud

Date published: 28 September 2017

A man was convicted at Antrim Magistrates’ Court today for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

Michael Graham (51) of Grange Drive, Ballyclare, claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance and Housing Benefit totalling £3,334 while failing to declare employment. He was given one month in prison suspended for one year.

Mr Graham is also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Department for Communities.


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