Farmer who claimed £100,000 in disability benefits caught herding cattle – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 5th, 2013 in benefits, disabled persons, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

“David Millward, 55, was secretly filmed by the Department of Work and Pensions carrying bags of animal feed around the field he rented off Stafford Road, Coven, Staffs, despite claiming he could only walk 10 metres unaided.Millward admitted fraudulently claiming £75,532 in income support and £24,692 in disability living allowance earlier this month after making an application for disability benefits in 2003.He was sentenced to 18 months in prison at Wolverhampton Crown Court today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2013