Fraudster jailed after claiming £85,000 for non-existent children – The Guardian

Posted April 11th, 2008 in benefits, fraud, news by sally

“A fraudster was jailed today for claiming more than £85,000 in tax credits for 16 non-existent children.

David Wilshaw, 58, was jailed for 20 months at Bristol crown court for masterminding the scam to claim child tax benefits over four years.”

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The Guardian, 10th April 2008