Two convicted of fraud

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Two men were convicted at Craigavon Magistrate’s Court last week for claiming benefits they were not entitled to.

Gavin Treanor (33) of Main Street, Donaghcloney was fined £100 and ordered to pay court costs of £38 for wrongful encashment of Jobseekers Allowance totalling £52.

Conor Edwards (27) of Oakvale, Moyraverty was fined £200 and ordered to pay court costs of £57 for wrongful encashment of Jobseekers Allowance totalling £481.

Both are also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Social Security Agency.