Belfast man convicted of benefit fraud

Date published: 24 October 2017

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

Stuart Kinkade (23) of Fortwilliam Parade, Belfast claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance and Housing Benefit totalling £4,314 while failing to declare employment. He was given a 240 hours Community Service. 

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

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