Windermere benefit fraudster had £37,000 in trust fund, court hears
Linda Jane Kathleen Kirby, 54, appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Barrow on Saturday, January 13 where she admitted claiming more than £8,000 in housing benefits from South Lakeland District Council between June 2014 and September 2015.
Kirby, of Monterrae Brook Road, had been previously due to appear at the court on Wednesday, January 10 to face the allegation, but a warrant for her arrest was then issued after she failed to attend.
The court heard how the mother-of-one did not inform the authorities about her financial situation until 2015 because she "didn't think she... read more
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