Preston Universal Credit worker defrauded public purse of £12,000
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Stuart Robertson, of Ripon Street, Plungington, Preston, committed the frauds over a period between May and July 2019, during which he made advance payments of the benefit to himself.
The 34-year-old indicated guilty pleas to nine counts of fraud by dishonestly abusing his position, during a hearing before Preston Magistrates’ Court.
The charges amount to a total of £12,007.
His case was committed to Preston Crown Court where he is expected to be sentenced on February 1.
He was granted unconditional bail.