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Monday, 22 December 2014

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Woman falsely claimed almost £50,000 benefits, Carlisle court told

A woman has appeared in court accused of falsely claiming almost £50,000 in benefits.

Lynn Harrison, 29, of North View, Aspatria, is charged with six fraud offences dating back to June 20, 2006.

Carlisle Magistrates’ Court heard that Harrison allegedly gave false statements to claim income support allowance from the Department for Work and Pensions and both council tax benefit and housing benefits allowance from Allerdale council.

She will appear at Carlisle Crown Court on July 21 for a plea and case management hearing.

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