Gainsborough woman fined for falsely claiming benefits

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A woman from Gainsborough has been fined after she failed to notify West Lindsey District Council and the Department of Work and Pensions of a change of circumstances that would affecy Housing Benefit and Income Support.

Heather Russell, 28, of Sandsfield Lane, Gainsborough, was fined £200, £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs.