£10,000 Jedburgh benefit fraudster given supervision order

Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

A woman has been given a one-year supervision order after admitting a benefit fraud totalling £10,000.

She received £6,640 in income support she was not entitled to between December 2014 and September 2016.

Morris was also paid around £3,400 in housing benefit, Jedburgh Sheriff Court heard.

Sheriff Peter Paterson told her the supervision order was an alternative to a fine.