BBC ‘Saints and Scroungers’ documentary goes to Barnet

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Published by Brian Church for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Local Government

Barnet Council’s benefit fraud investigators star in the next episode of BBC daytime series ‘Saints and Scroungers’. The programme airs Monday on BBC One at 11am and will highlight the work of the council’s corporate anti-fraud team (CAFT) in investigating a benefit cheat who fraudulently claimed more than £74,000. Tenant Oby Barnes pleaded guilty to 17 charges of benefit fraud and got an 18-month sentence. Barnes received more than £24,000 in Income Support a...

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