Members of Britain’s biggest benefit fraud gang jailed

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31/05/2024

Tom Little KC and Gareth Munday have successfully prosecuted members of Britain’s biggest benefit fraud gang.

Five members of an organised criminal gang, which falsely claimed more than £50 million in Universal Credit in the largest benefit fraud in England and Wales, have been jailed.

Bulgarian nationals Galina Nikolova, 39, Stoyan Stoyanov, 28, Tsvetka Todorova, 53, Gyunesh Ali, 34, and Patritsia Paneva, 27, have all been jailed today at Wood Green Crown Court after pleading guilty to fraud and money laundering related offences for their involvement in a multi-million-pound scam on the benefit system to eight years. They were sentenced to eight years, four years, three years, seven years and three months, and three years and two months imprisonment, respectively.

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