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