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Man claimed benefits while working

PUBLISHED: 10:43 19 September 2008 | UPDATED: 21:19 05 July 2010

A 57-year-old man has admitted claiming nearly £35,000 in benefits while working.

Edward Chappell, of Windsor Terrace, Kessingland, pleaded guilty at Lowestoft Magistrates' Court yesterday to claiming £34,834 in carer's allowance, income support and council tax benefit between October 2003 and May 2007.

A 57-year-old man has admitted claiming nearly £35,000 in benefits while working.

Edward Chappell, of Windsor Terrace, Kessingland, pleaded guilty at Lowestoft Magistrates' Court yesterday to claiming £34,834 in carer's allowance, income support and council tax benefit between October 2003 and May 2007. He has been granted unconditional bail so full reports can be produced and will return to court on October 9.


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