Lynsey Wright admits £25,000 benefits fraud in Carlisle
- 10 June 2013
- From the section Cumbria
A Carlisle woman has been told she faces jail, after admitting to a £25,000 benefits fraud.
Lynsey Wright, of Sewell Road, pleaded guilty at Carlisle Crown Court to three charges of making false statements to the Department for Work and Pensions.
The 46-year-old claimed income support, council tax benefit and housing benefit while living with her employed partner.
Judge Barbara Forrester said a prison term could not be ruled out. Wright was remanded on bail to be sentenced later.