South Tyrone man convicted of benefit fraud of over £5,000

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A 40-year-old south Tyrone man has been ordered to complete 180 hours of community service after failing to declare employment while claiming Jobseekers Allowance.

Enda Maguire, from Sunningdale, Beagh appeared before Omagh Magistrates Court on Wednesday, January 13.

He was said to have claimed a total of £5,634 while working and is now required to pay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Social Security Agency.