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Benefits cheat to be sentenced next year

Guilty plea from local man

An Onchan man who committed almost £40,000-worth of benefit fraud will be sentenced in March next year.

Forty-eight-year-old Dale Jason Batty, of First Avenue, appeared before Deemster Alastair Montgomerie at a court of general gaol delivery earlier today.

He admitted six counts of benefit fraud when he made an earlier appearance at a lower court.

Sentencing has been adjourned until 6 March, so reports can be prepared.

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