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A Silloth man who was filmed playing golf while claiming thousand of pounds in benefits has been ordered by a court to re-pay the money.
Andy Burn reports.
A man who fraudulently claimed nearly £37,000 in disability benefit has had a confiscation order placed on his house.
Forty one year old Leigh Neilly was jailed for seven and a half months after he was filmed, playing golf, riding a bike and decorating while telling officials he could barely walk.
The Department for Work and Pensions took legal action to re-claim the money.
A judge at Carlisle Crown Court has given Neilly three months to either sell his house or raise a mortgage on it.
The DWP says it's delighted that the money will be going back to the public purse.