Benefit Fraud is a crime which affects us all

Reference: 
021/15
Date: 
Tue, 03/10/2015

With a local resident being sentenced to a 12 month Community Order for benefit fraud, officers at East Cambridgeshire District Council are hoping the sentence will act as a deterrent to others.

Paul Day, 53, from Littleport pleaded guilty to falsely claiming Housing and Council Tax Benefit totalling £17732.22 at Cambridge Magistrates Court.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Benefit Fraud is a crime which affects us all