TV Show mum guilty of fraud

A mother from Staffordshire, Caroline Banana, who won £95,000 on the television show Deal Or No Deal has pleaded guilty to benefit fraud.

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Banana admits to wrongly claiming Income Support

Caroline Banana, of Bentilee, further admitted making a false representation on an Income Support application form by not declaring she was owed her TV gameshow winnings, in April 2011.

She also pleaded guilty to wrongly claiming free school meals for three children.

She now has 12 months to settle her over-payments in full.

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