Woman claimed more than £4,500 in benefits she wasn’t entitled to

Aberdeen Sheriff Court
Aberdeen Sheriff Court

A woman has admitted claiming more than £4,500 in benefits she wasn’t entitled to.

Christina Haddow had been due to be sentenced at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday over the offence, which took place between September 30 2014 and January 22 2016.

The 60-year-old was not present in court and sentence was further deferred for the criminal justice social work report and restriction of liberty assessment previously requested.

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She previously pled guilty to failing to declare she was in paid employment and obtaining £4,550.34 in benefits she was not entitled to.

Sheriff Graham Buchanan further deferred sentence on Haddow, of Lindum Street, Motherwell, until November 7.