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Benefit cheat is filmed playing golf

11 January 2011 Last updated at 22:05 GMT

A golf club captain who claimed £40,842 in disability allowance while playing up to four times a week has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Valerie Lewis, 55, of Runcorn in Cheshire, claimed she could barely walk but was filmed playing at Sutton Hall Golf Club.

The BBC's Naomi Cornwell reports.