Golfing benefit cheat found guilty

A man who was filmed playing golf while getting disability benefits has been found guilty of falsely claiming nearly 40 thousand pounds.

41-year-old Leigh Neilly who is from Silloth is now facing up to 18 months in prison.

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Benefits fraud trial

A jury will continue deliberations today in the case of a man accused of disability benefits fraud worth nearly £40,000. Leigh Neilly from Silloth was cleared of one charge yesterday but a verdict has yet to be reached on a second.