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And even if you tell the DWP of a change in circumstances

 

ClairemHodgson
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you still get prosecuted

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/man-alerts-dwp-money-shouldnt-13605620?ref=BNTMedia&utm_medium=facebook

yes, he perhaps didn’t tell them quite soon enough, but he told them, he paid back the overpayment, but still was prosecuted - happily the mags saw sense and a conditional discharge.  but really!  talk about a lack of common sense/waste of time and money for all (especially the court system, which isn’t exactly rolling in resources), etc…