Benefit cheat to pay back

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A woman has been ordered to repay more than £3,000 in wrongfully claimed benefits.

Sarah Louise Johnson, 24, of Farington Avenue, Leyland, admitted failing to tell authorities her partner moved in with her last year.

She claimed £3,017 she was not entitled to over four months.

She was told she must repay the benefits she was not entitled to, plus a £120 fine and £50 costs when she appeared at South Ribble Magistrates’ Court last week.