A Dundee man who lied to benefits bosses and scammed almost £40,000 in benefits has failed in his bid to appeal his sentence and conviction.
More people in Dundee are claiming benefits than last year, new figures show.
A woman who fraudulently claimed £32,000 of benefits has been jailed for eight months.
An HMRC worker scammed her own bosses out of £65,000 after lying to them about her marriage.
Samantha Poynter, 23, of Keswick Terrace, had sentence deferred until February 23 at Dundee Sheriff Court.
A woman who fraudulently claimed nearly £14,500 worth of working and child tax credit had sentence deferred at Dundee Sheriff Court.
Dundonians applying for seasonal Christmas jobs has resulted in 155 fewer people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in the last month.
People in Angus were £1.1 million better off last year — thanks to the help of a local charity.
A council worker is to face a misconduct hearing after being convicted of fraudulently claiming £11,000 of benefits.
More than £100,000 has been racked up in fraud and mistakes involving housing benefit in Dundee in the last two years, new figures have revealed.
A benefit scammer who hid her partner's £53,000 a year salary from welfare bosses so she could scam £27,000 in handouts used the cash to shop online and play the lottery, a court heard today.