Dungannon woman convicted for claiming benefits she was not entitled to

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A Dungannon woman was convicted at Omagh Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday for claiming benefits she was not entitled to.

Marie Dinsmore of Dunavon Park, Dungannon claimed Jobseekers Allowance totalling £3,194 while failing to declare employment.

The 51-year-old was given a three month prison sentence suspended for two years.

She is also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Department for Communities.