Belfast woman convicted of benefit fraud

Date published: 17 February 2017

A woman was convicted at Belfast Crown Court today for claiming benefits she was not entitled to.

Kim Wallace (56) of Woodvale Street, Belfast, claimed Income Support and Housing Benefit totalling £29,500 while failing to declare employment. She was given a six month prison sentence suspended for 12 months.

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

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