Westbury woman's £25k benefit fraud
2:00pm Thursday 19th December 2013 in Latest News
Westbury woman Claire Griggs was handed a 12-week suspended prison sentence by North Wilts Magistrates Court on December 5, after pleading guilty to benefits fraud totalling £25,208.78, which she must repay.
Mrs Griggs, 33, of Woodland View, Dilton Marsh, pleaded guilty in November to failing to notify Wiltshire Council and the Department for Work and Pensions that her husband Damien had returned to live in the family home in 2010. As well as the jail term, suspended for a year, she must do 80 hours of unpaid work and pay costs of £85.
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