Benefits cheat claims almost £100k by pretending to be a dead person

A prolific swindler has been jailed for assuming the identity of a dead man to illegally claim almost £100,000 in benefits. Robert Lewis, 61, had a false driving licence and National Insurance number in the name of Mark Shales, a court heard. He was paid around £20,000 a year through a combination of benefits from … Continue reading Benefits cheat claims almost £100k by pretending to be a dead person