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Ballymoney benefit fraud convicted

A man was convicted at Coleraine Magistrates’ Court today for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

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John Ross (38) of Riverstown Close, Ballymoney, claimed Income Support and Carer’s Allowance totalling £10,985 while failing to declare employment. He was given a three month prison sentence suspended for 12 months. The fraud was uncovered following an investigation by the Department for Communities.

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All wrongfully obtained money has been repaid to the Department for Communities

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