Woman in £10,425 benefit fraud

Craigavon Courthouse.
Craigavon Courthouse.
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A Lurgan woman was 
convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday for claiming benefits she was not entitled 
to.

Ashley Ross (35), whose address was given 
to the court as Richmond Gardens, Lurgan claimed Jobseekers Allowance 
and Housing Benefit 
totalling £10,425 while failing to 
declare employment.

She was given a four month prison sentence suspended for two 
years.

She is also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the 
Social Security 
Agency.