Benefits cheat’s guilty plea

Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool Magistrates Court

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A WOMAN cheated the benefits system for a second time when she failed to disclose she lived with a boyfriend and had worked at a restaurant.

Janet Bullows, 46, of Caxton Avenue, Bispham, pleaded guilty to four offences of failing to notify a change in circumstances.

She had a previous conviction from 2009 for six offences of making a false representation to get benefits.

Bullows was sentenced to a 12-week tagged curfew from 8pm to 6am and ordered to pay £90 costs by Blackpool magistrates.

Kathryn Jamieson-Sinclair, defending, said Bullows’ relationship was not stable at first. She wanted a job but suffered from arthritis.

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