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BBC Rogue Traders presenter Dan Penteado is a benefits cheat – blame Matt Allwright

DAN Penteado, 40, from Westbourne, Bournemouth, is a presenter on BBC TV’s Rogue Traders. He’s the one on the bike who hardly ever speaks. He might well be the best presenter the BBC has. At Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court, Penteado has admitted eight offences of dishonestly or knowingly claiming housing and council tax benefits. Yep, the man who exposes wrongdoing and rip-off merchants on the telly is a rip-off merchant. He’s been robbing from you, the taxpayer. He’s claimed benefits ( £24,077.60 in housing and council tax benefit he was not entitled to) whilst earning £56,000 for his work on Rogue Traders from 2008 to 2011.

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Posted: 26th, June 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment