It is shocking to think that there are dishonest people who are able to trick the benefit system in such a way that they pay out £10,000 per month to someone who are not entitled to it.
(PRWEB UK) 26 May 2013
According to the BBC News article dated 24 May 2013: talent show mum Amanda Webber jailed for benefit fraud, mother of eight, 43 year old Amanda Webber, was jailed for four years for fraudulently receiving £350,000 in benefits. Webber claimed that five of her children had disabilities and medical conditions affecting their mobility when in fact Brighton Crown Court heard that they took part in drama and dance, some even auditioned for ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent show. Judge Anthony Niblett sat case number 20110655 on 23 May 2013 at Brighton Crown Court.
The BBC News report went on to say that Webber received £350,000 in benefits over a 12 year period from 1998. She made benefits claims on the basis of five of her eight children had various disabilities and conditioned that affected their mobility and care needs. The children’s school’s had no records of such learning difficulties or mobility issues.
Private Investigators Cardiff has carried out many investigations into alleged benefit fraudsters. Through methods such as covert surveillance, undercover agents and hidden cameras investigators have provided the proof and evidence to build cases against such criminals. As Judge Niblett said in this case, Webber chose to have eight children and to live her life as she did but it was not up to her fellow citizens to keep her at their expense.
Spokesperson from Private Investigators Cardiff, Amy Stella said:
“It is shocking to think that there are dishonest people who are able to trick the benefit system in such a way that they pay out £10,000 per month to someone who are not entitled to it.”
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