Dundee man accused of £33k disability benefits fraud due to stand trial

A man is to stand trial accused of fraudulently claiming more than £33,000 in disability benefits over nearly six years.

Lorenzo Armas, of Balunie Drive, denies knowingly failing to notify benefit bosses of a change to his entitlement for disability living allowance between February 15 2012 and January 2 last year.

Armas is alleged to have fraudulently claimed the high-rate mobility component and the middle-rate care component of disability living allowance.

The 51-year-old is alleged to have claimed a total of £33,860.25 to which he was not entitled.

A trial was fixed for Dundee Sheriff Court on February 22.

Source: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/dundee-man-accused-of-33k-disability-benefits-fraud-due-to-stand-trial/

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  1. When i was honest i told them a year ago i had a live in carer they decided this year they were paying me to much so i went mad and had a go at them and told them the screwed up now they can suck it up

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