Newtownabbey woman given two-year conditional discharge

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A Newtownabbey woman was given a two-year conditional discharge at Belfast Magistrates Court on Tuesday (July 16) for claiming benefits to which she was not entitled.

Carolle Dornan (45), of Fernagh Drive, claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance totalling £1,527 while failing to declare employment.

She is also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Department for Communities.