Samuel Bennett walking and pushing luggage into Manchester Airport
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Benefits fraud: Family members jailed for claiming £226,000

Three members of the same family have been jailed after they falsely claimed £226,000 in disability benefits.

Patricia Bennett, 64, has been sentenced to 27 months, while her husband Samuel was imprisoned for nine months. Their daughter Danielle Bennett, 30, was jailed for 18 months.

They were filmed by the Department of Work and Pensions as they went on holiday.

  • 14 Nov 2014