Benefits cheat jailed

A benefit cheat who said he could barely walk but was filmed playing golf and riding a bike has been jailed. Leigh Neilly from Silloth in Cumbria claimed nearly 37 thousand pounds over a 9 year period.

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Golfing benefits cheat jailed

A man who falsely claimed £37,000 in benefits has been sentenced to 30 weeks in jail. Judge Forrester called Leigh Neilly's crimes a "flagrant breach of the law"