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A man from Lancaster has been caught falsely claiming disability benefit whilst working as a parcel courier.
Andrew Mitchell was caught on camera carrying heavy boxes around at the same time fleecing the taxpayer out of thirty five thousand pounds.
Today a judge ordered him to pay back every penny.
Matt O'Donoghue reports.
A man from Lancaster who claimed 35 thousand pounds in disability benefits and said he needed round-the-clock care has been given a four month suspended prison sentence after investigators caught him at work as a delivery driver.
59-year-old Andrew Mitchell was caught on camera carrying thousands of heavy parcels around despite telling the Department for Work and Pensions that he could not leave the house alone.