Woman convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court of benefit fraud

Date published: 25 January 2019

A woman was convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court today for claiming benefits they were not entitled to.

Sharon Davidson (39) of Drumellan Gardens, Craigavon claimed Income Support and Housing Benefit totalling £51,291 while failing to declare she was living with a partner. She was given a twelve month prison sentence suspended for three years.

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

Suspected benefit fraud can be reported to the Department for Communities anonymously.  Find out more at: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/benefit-fraud

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