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Benefits fraudster ‘who could barely walk’ went scuba diving

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A Tamworth woman has been found guilty of benefit fraud after investigators for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) found photographs of her scuba diving, snorkelling, and riding a quad bike while on holiday.scuba diving 1

Linda Hoey, 58, from Talland Avenue in Amington, claimed some £65,000 in disability payments, and also used her disability car to avoid paying £15,000 of charges on the M6 Toll road, yet she had been in paid employment since 1997. She had been claiming care and mobility needs for degenerative arthritis and a back problem since 1995.

She was convicted by jurors art Stafford Crown Court at the end of July, and will be sentenced in September.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF DWP

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