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Highbridge benefit fraudster fined
6:30pm Friday 6th December 2013 in Somerset
A 61-YEAR-OLD man has been prosecuted for benefit fraud by Sedgemoor District Council.
Robert Karlsson admitted failing to declare that he had sub-let his SHALowned property (Sedgemoor Housing Association Ltd) at Mulholland Way, Highbridge, while claiming housing and council tax benefit.
Karlsson, of Walsicote Road, Weston, was ordered to complete 200 hours’ of unpaid work and pay £150 towards the council’s costs when he appeared before Taunton magistrates on November 25.