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09:33 UK time, Monday, 2 August 2010

"I was encouraged to be as active as possible" - man who claimed thousands in disability benefits on being filmed refereeing a football match

Terry Langford, 62, of Horwich, near Bolton, was ordered to repay £2,777 and given a 12-month conditional discharge after pleading guilty to failing to tell authorities about a change in his circumstances. Langford had been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 1987 but despite claiming he was virtually unable to walk, was caught on camera running to keep up with play during a junior football match.
More details (Daily Mirror)

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