Convicted of benefit fraud

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A woman was convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court last week for claiming benefits she not entitled to.

Aisling Lowe (24) of Collingwood Avenue, Lurgan claimed Jobseekers Allowance totalling £924 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.