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Purbeck Woman Guilty Of Benefit Fraud


10:43am 8th October 2012
(Updated 8:12am 9th October 2012)

A Purbeck resident has been found guilty of benefit fraud for failing to declare her earnings to the District Council.

Ms Gail Jones of 21 Stour Drive in Wareham has been ordered to do 200 hours unpaid work by a community order.

The 48 year was found guilty of failing to declare capital in excess of £16,000 when she was claiming benefits.

She admitted her guilt and has one year to complete her punishment.

The District Council is warning people who attempt to dodge the system, they could face prosecution!

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