Benefits fraudster who fled to Costa del Sol jailed for three years

Posted November 19th, 2013 in benefits, extradition, fraud, fugitive offenders, news, sentencing, social security by sally

“A benefits fraudster who fled to the Costa del Sol ahead of sentencing in 2008 has been jailed for three years. Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith labelled it ‘outrageous’ that 70-year-old Norman Brennan had been in Spain for five years, and vowed to bring the pensioner back to face justice.”

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The Independent, 18th November 2013