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Sweet 16: Childless Couple Claim £125,000 In Imginary Children Scam

by | 8th, June 2007

royal-family.jpg THERE’S only one thing that makes the Mail fume more than a couple of ‘scroungers’ who have 16 children and claim massive benefits. And that’s a couple of ‘scroungers’ who pretend to have 16 children and claim massive benefits.

Say hello to ‘gambling addict’ David Wilshaw, 57, and his ‘alcoholic’ partner Nancy Stevenson, 58.

The Mail reports that the troubled twosome started the con when they legally applied for tax credits for two of Stevenson’s genuine children and nobody asked to see any form of identification.

The devious duo then proceeded to conjure up children Brian, Sandra, Gareth, Jason along with a whole coach load of fictitious siblings. Indeed, some of the names they chose were actually quite

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