Woman de­nies ob­tain­ing over £10,00 in ben­e­fits she was not en­ti­tled to

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A Ruther­glen woman ap­peared in court ac­cused of ob­tain­ing over £10,000 in ben­e­fits to which she was not en­ti­tled.

El­iz­a­beth An­der­son, of Bute Road, ap­peared last Tues­day (July 21) at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court.

On Novem­ber 15, 2010 An­der­son (56) is ac­cused of mak­ing false rep­re­sen­ta­tions to South La­nark­shire Coun­cil on Hous­ing Ben­e­fit ap­pli­ca­tions in that she lived alone, where as she was al­legedly liv­ing in the prop­erty with some­one who was in full time em­ploy­ment.

She is ac­cused of ob­tain­ing £8207.32 to which she was not en­ti­tled.

On Novem­ber 13, 2010 An­der­son is also ac­cused of mak­ing false rep­re­sen­ta­tions on Coun­cil Tax Ben­e­fit ap­pli­ca­tions that she was liv­ing alone and is ac­cused of ob­tain­ing £1,898.09 in Coun­cil Tax Ben­e­fit to which she was not en­ti­tled.

On De­cem­ber 1, 2012 An­der­son is also ac­cused of mak­ing false rep­re­sen­ta­tions on Em­ploy­ment and Sup­port Al­lowance ap­pli­ca­tions in that she was liv­ing alone. She is ac­cused of gain­ing £3489.86 to which she was not en­ti­tled.

An­der­son pleaded not guilty and was or­dained to reap­pear on Au­gust 4.

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