Carlisle woman claims £40k of fraudulent benefits

A woman from Carlisle has been warned that she faces jail for fraudulently claiming nearly £40,000 in disability benefits.

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Full report: Woman jailed for benefit frauds

A woman who was filmed playing golf, while claiming severe disability allowance, has been jailed for more than six months at Carlisle Crown Court.

58-year-old Roberta Packman pleaded guilty to two counts of falsely claiming nearly forty thousand pounds in disability benefits.

You can see the full report from Andy Burn below.

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