Mother of three jailed for tax fraud
Port Talbot woman guilty of £57,000 fraud
Mills, from Port Talbot in Wales, has been jailed for 15 months after being
found guilty of defrauding the HM Revenue
& Customs of £57,000.
In a series of 350 calls made between 2003 and 2006, Mills wrongly claimed
she and three of her children were disabled – the fraud was uncovered following
a joint operation between HMRC and
South Wales Police.
Mills, 30, of Lingfield Avenue, Port Talbot was sentenced at Swansea Crown
Court after pleading guilty to 17 offences at a previous hearing.
The judge described the fraud as ‘brazen and premeditated’ before passing