Benefit fraud weekly review

Date published: 11 July 2019

This is the weekly fraud review for the week ending 11 July 2019.

At Belfast Magistrates’ Court a 50 year old Belfast man was given a Conditional Discharge for two years and £160.00 costs. This followed a conviction for working while claiming benefits he was not entitled to. The overpayment in this case totalled £2,796.15 which must be repaid to the Department.

This brings the total number of convictions to 55.

If you wish to report benefit fraud please refer to our Fraud website.

If you wish to read about other cases please refer to: News Releases – Department for Communities

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