Mother to be sentenced for fraud

22:07, Dec 12 2013

A Waitara mother will be sentenced next year for benefit fraud totalling $118,347.45.

Te Au Mihi Delores Juanita Pani Adams, 31, pleaded guilty two months ago to 14 counts of benefit fraud stretching over 12 years.

In the New Plymouth District Court yesterday Adams, who was remanded in custody on her last appearance when she failed to attend a probation pre-sentencing interview, was released on bail to be sentenced on January 10.

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