Female fraudsters sentenced to 33 months imprisonment for false identity fraud involving half a million pounds.

Caoimhe Daly represented the Department of Work and Pensions in the prosecution of two women, originally from Africa who, posing as sisters, were convicted of 23 counts of fraud, conspiracy in connection with unlawful immigration and making false representations to claim benefit, committed against the NHS and DWP.

The prosecutions resulted from a major DWP investigation into frauds totalling £4million.

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