Ex-BBC presenter jailed for fraud

The former presenter of BBC Rogue Traders, Dan Penteado, has been jailed for 12 weeks over council tax and housing benefit fraud worth more than £24,000.

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Council aiming to recover all Penteado's fraudulent claims

The court heard that Dan Penteado had:

  • Received £24,077.60 in housing benefit
  • £868.77 in council tax benefit
  • Penteado has already paid back £280
  • The council is seeking to recover all the cash

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