A disability benefits and tax cheat who said he could barely walk was rumbled after investigators found a certificate congratulating him for climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge.
A U.K. disability benefits cheat who claimed he could barely walk was caught out after climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Self-employed Robert Johnson was arrested after fraud investigators found a certificate from his bridge climbing expedition.
Robert Samuel Johnson, aged 62, avoided paying £172,000 in tax from his business and received £33,000 in benefits, claiming he was severely disabled with arthritis.
Judge Peter Carr - jailing him for 27 months at Birmingham Crown Court said: "That is money that would have been used to pay for schools and hospitals."
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