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Man Jailed For Claiming Tax Credits For 36 Children

by | 15th, May 2008

gordon_with_lots_of_children.jpg IRVIN Fraser, a father-of-two has been found guilty of fraudulently claiming £79,718  in benefits tax credits for 36 children.

He was jailed for 13 months at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

Says Fraser: “I was claiming child tax credit for my son and just added another name by chance.
“They never asked for any documents. It went on for two years and I got away with it.

“I couldn’t understand why they did not pick up on it. How could someone claim to have so many children but not be old enough to have them?”

He said: “I wanted to stop

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