MUM JAILED FOR BENEFIT CASH SCAM.A MUM who claimed she was caring for her children alone to swindle swindle v. to cheat through trick, device, false statements or other fraudulent methods with the intent to acquire money or property from another to which the swindler is not entitled. Swindling is a crime as one form of theft. (See: fraud, theft) nearly pounds 47,000 in benefits has been jailed for four months.
For more than seven years, Sandra Fitzsimmons told the authorities she was a single parent to her two daughters, aged 13 and 15.
But Liverpool crown court heard her husband John was actually living at the family home.
During the scam (SCSI Configured AutoMatically) A subset of Plug and Play that allows SCSI IDs to be changed by software rather than by flipping switches or changing jumpers. Both the SCSI host adapter and peripheral must support SCAM. See SCSI. Fitzsimmons, 43, was overpaid o·ver·pay
v. o·ver·paid , o·ver·pay·ing, o·ver·pays
1. To pay (a party) too much.
2. To pay an amount in excess of (a sum due).
To pay too much. a total of pounds 46,956 in income support and council tax benefit.
Fitzsimmons, of Watford Road, Kirkdale, admitted two counts of failing to give prompt notification of a change of circumstances.
But Geoffrey Lowe, defending, said Mr Fitzsimmons had only lived at the marital property about 50% of the time and often stayed at friend's houses.