Benefit fraudster case

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A woman illegally claimed more than £11,000 in benefits while working at a high-class chauffeur-driven car service.

Karen Loftus, 43, of Poplar Avenue, Warton, near Preston, told investigators: “I’m disgusted with myself.”

She pleaded guilty to three offences of failing to notify a change in circumstances.

She was sentenced to 12 months supervision and fined £100 with £85 costs and £60 surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.