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Portadown woman wrongfully claimed over £7,700 in benefits

Craigavon Court

A woman was convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ court today (Tuesday) for claiming benefits she was not entitled to.

Margaret Ogilby (27) of Derrylileagh Road, Portadown claimed Income Support totalling £7,783 while failing to declare employment. She was given an 18 month conditional discharge and ordered to pay court costs of £34.

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

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