Man convicted of benefit fraud at Strabane courtThursday, 12 November 2009
A man has been convicted at Strabane Magistrates’ Court today for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.
The man failed to declare capital while claiming Income Support totalling £5,137. He was given three months imprisonment suspended for two years and ordered to pay £31 court costs.
He is also required to repay the money he wrongfully obtained to the Social Security Agency.
This brings to 379 the total number of successful prosecutions this year.