Employee admits benefits fraud

A man has admitted to using a false National Insurance number to illegally claim £93,000 in benefits while working. Michel Biza, 50, began claiming benefits legitimately when he was seriously ill. However, when he recovered and started work, he gave his employers the fake NI number and continued to claim the benefits under the genuine

Rogue tenant jailed for 16 weeks

A head tenant has been jailed for 16 weeks after he changed the locks on a property that was illegally sublet to 35 men. Ilie Florin Dragusin evicted the men and removed their belongings from a converted three-bedroom semi-detached house. Brent council officers found the 35 tenants to be living in substandard conditions in an