Two convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court of benefit fraud

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Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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A man and a woman were convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court this week for claiming benefits they were not entitled to.

Michael Murphy (64) of Iveagh Terrace, Newtownhamilton, claimed Income Support totalling £3,316 while failing to declare a Pension.

 

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He was fined £200 and also given a £15 offender levy.

 

 

Mairead Smith (43) of Rathview Park, Crossmaglen, claimed Income Support totalling £4,177 while failing to declare employment.

 

 

She was fined £200 and also given a £15 offender levy.

They are also 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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