A man was convicted at Armagh Magistrates’ Court for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.
Thomas Lappin (32) of Woodford Heights, Armagh claimed Jobseekers Allowance and Housing Benefit totalling £3,462 while failing to declare employment.
He was given a 12 month prison sentence suspended for two years.
Mr Lappin is also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Social Security Agency.
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