Ex Council flat home to 500 in 1 million DWP benefits fraud

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Posted on: 15/03/2011 11:47 by Lynne Troughton
Link: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3432671/Ex-council-flat-home-to-500-people-in-1million-benefit-fraud.html
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Crooks used a three-bedroom home to steal family tax credits and child benefits using the names of unsuspecting real people.
Corrupt insiders at the Department for Work and Pensions supplied the IDs of genuine claimants whose benefits ended after they got jobs.