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A BEN­E­FIT cheat was handed 80 hours un­paid work af­ter scroung­ing more than £7,000.

Com­pany direc­tor Jonathon Davies, 39, for­merly of Mews Cottage, Bow­don, ad­mit­ted dis­hon­estly ob­tain­ing hous­ing and coun­cil tax ben­e­fit, a dis­cre­tionary hous­ing pay­ment and Job­seeker’s Al­lowance with the amount to­talling £7,215.44.

Traf­ford Mag­is­trates Court heard he failed to de­clare in­come from his di­rec­tor­ship.

The court also or­dered him to pay £451 costs.

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