Woman admits benefit fraud

The courthouse at Bishop Street
The courthouse at Bishop Street

A woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently claiming £25,000 in benefits.

Lucia McCullagh, of Oakdale Park, Feeny, admitted making a false declaration and failing to declare a change of circumstances between July 2010 and May 2013.

Derry Crown Court heard the 28-year-old is repaying the money at £10 per week.

Sentencing was adjourned until April 14.