Tag: benefit fraud

Grandmother jailed for $250,000 benefit fraud

October 10, 2017 | By More
Grandmother jailed for $250,000 benefit fraud

A 62-year-old Christchurch grandmother has been jailed for benefit fraud totalling nearly quarter of a million dollars.

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Grandmother admits $250,000 welfare fraud

July 23, 2017 | By More
Grandmother admits $250,000 welfare fraud

It was “unbelievable” that benefit payments were continuing for a Christchurch grandmother who admitted rorting the welfare system out of nearly a quarter of a million dollars, said a judge as he remanded her for sentence.

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Woman jailed for $355,000 benefit frauds

November 25, 2016 | By More
Woman jailed for $355,000 benefit frauds

A woman who dishonestly received benefits totalling over $355,000 was jailed for more than three years in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Woman jailed for $169,000 benefit fraud

June 3, 2016 | By More
Woman jailed for $169,000 benefit fraud

A 39-year-old woman was jailed for two years five months for benefit fraud totalling $169,599, which will mostly never be recovered.

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Sentencing delay in quake hardship fraud case

February 17, 2016 | By More
Sentencing delay in quake hardship fraud case

The Red Cross will get a chance to say how a woman’s fraudulent quake hardship claims affected it ahead of her sentencing next week in the Christchurch District Court.

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