Benefits cheat claimed she was a lesbian for £18k payout

Sarah Coles
Caroline Butler
Caroline Butler

Caroline Butler, a 42-year-old from Rochdale, claimed she was a lesbian in order to hide her relationship with the father of her children and claim benefits. She convinced the authorities she was single, and received almost £18,000.

Now a court has ordered her to repay the cash - but can this approach really work?
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