Four-month curfew for benefit fraudster Marie Short

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A WOMAN has been placed under curfew for four months after admitting four counts of benefit fraud.

Marie Short, 28, from Martin Avenue, in Windlehurst, pleaded guilty to failing to tell the authorities that her employed partner had moved in with her.

It resulted in her being overpaid £9,534. She was ordered to pay £75 legal costs and the overpayment.

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