Craven District Council team stops £160,000 of benefit fraud - but is facing axe

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Posted on: 21/10/2013 12:37 by Lynne Troughton
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Craven District Council prosecuted benefit cheats who made more than £160,000 in bogus claims last year.

The authority’s legal team succesfully took action acgainst 11 people who claimed more than they were entitled to.

But the team is now under threat of being scrapped due to a government shake-up.