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4963 - Massey Court Case

Massey Court Case

A Stone woman has been handed a 12 month community order after cheating tax payers out of almost £15,000.

Victoria Massey of Oulton Mews, Stone pleaded guilty to not telling the council of a change in circumstances when she appeared before the court. The offences involved £5,786.38 of Housing Benefit, £2,862.87 of Council Tax Benefit and £6,236.99 of Income Support between August 2010 and May 2013.

The offences came to light following a joint investigation by Stafford Borough Council and The Department for Work and Pensions who discovered that Mrs Massey was living together in the ...

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