benefit fraud

UK NEWS: BENEFIT FRAUD CASE DELAYED FOR SUSPECT ‘TOO BIG TO FIT IN THE DOCK’

Just when you think you’ve heard and seen it all… (shaking my head) Via The Evening Standard A “clinically obese” fraud suspect asked for her case to be postponed after complaining about the layout of an old fashioned courtroom. Beverley Douglas, 43, claimed she could not climb the stairs to a narrow secure doorway into the dock of Court One at Inner London crown court to face 13 fraud charges. She is accused of claiming thousands of pounds of state handouts while []

UK NEWS: FINGERS HORROR IN BENEFIT FRAUD CASE

Remi Fakorede A voodoo-obsessed mother who unveiled what she claimed was her baby daughter’s disembodied fingers during her trial has been convicted of a £1m benefit scam. Remi Fakorede, 46, offered the three digits as macabre proof of a curse which led to her bank accounts being hijacked during the five-year tax credit scam. The mother of six left at least one of the jurors in tears during her evidence when she pulled out the three fingers and police arrived to seize []