A WOMAN has been jailed for benefit fraud, after claiming more than £20,000 she was not entitled to.

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Julia Ann Conisbee of Potters Bar was found guilty of dishonestly making a false representation when she appeared before magistrates in Watford.

She was also convicted of two charges of dishonestly failing to promptly notify the authorities of a change in circumstances, namely that she and Ian Green were living together as husband and wife.

The 56-year-old made false claims in applications for income support, Employment Support Allowance, and housing and council tax benefits between 2008 and 2010. The total amount she fraudulently claimed was £20,671.92.

Conisbee, of Kimptons Mead, was jailed for 20 weeks on Wednesday, when she appeared at St Albans Crown Court for sentencing.

The investigation was carried out by Hertsmere Borough Council and the Department for Work and Pensions.

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