'Wavey Davey' fraudster is jailed


A benefits cheat who claimed he could barely walk while secretly working as a children's entertainer called "Wavey Davey" has been jailed.

David Simpson, 45, claimed £35,410 in Disability Living Allowance after telling officials he was "virtually invalid" for at least nine years.

Simpson, of Widnes in Cheshire, was sentenced to 14 weeks at Warrington Crown Court.

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