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    • Clownfish87
    • By Clownfish87 12th May 18, 12:19 AM
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    Should I report neighbour for fraud?
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    • 12th May 18, 12:19 AM
    Should I report neighbour for fraud? 12th May 18 at 12:19 AM
    Neighbour is in her mid 30s, and lives with her father. She claims carers allowance for him as he has arthritis and uses a stick. Neighbour in her 30s has anxiety and sometimes gets depression, but goes out on her own and seems fine, always got her hair and make up done.

    Neighbour had PIP assessment (which she won) and both her and her father were bragging to me about the assessment, saying that she put on a big performance and could of won an oscar, she said she made herself cry and ran upstairs crying and shouting etc. Neighbour lied on forms and to the assessor and said she cant make herself food as she will walk off and forget about it, but she posts photos on facebook and tells me that shes been making biscuits/cake a roast dinner etc. They also do cash in hand work in a pub.

    Despite claiming PIP neighbour is also looking for a part time job, but surely that contradicts her claiming PIP for anxiety and depression?

    Should I report her?
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    • trigger fish
    • By trigger fish 15th May 18, 1:23 PM
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    trigger fish
    Not really sure why you've asked as it's obvious you want to report her so just do it. Report the cash in hand employer whilst youre at it.
    Originally posted by Darksparkle
    The irony is that rarely gets done.
    • ZvtPby57
    • By ZvtPby57 23rd May 18, 3:06 PM
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    Maybe the fact your neighbour is bragging in this way is a sign of her illness; she does come across as quite unstable. Some people do cooking as something to keep them stable, and cooking is anyway only one of the PIP descriptors, there are many others. I once had an elderly neighbour who'd never worked, husband kept her till he died, yet she was forever focusing on what she saw as fraudsters, out of envy and discontent. I reckon anyone wanting to report someone needs to talk with a relative or friend first, to look at own motives. Anyway, in the scheme of things, the biggest fraudsters are big multinational companies who don't pay enough tax, or companies in the UK who go bust and run off with workers' pensions after years of lies in accounting.
    • Nullboris
    • By Nullboris 23rd May 18, 4:48 PM
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    The trouble is you sound as if you are transferring concern for your friend with MS not getting her rightful benefits , onto outrage with your neighbours , who you feel are tryng to con the system. Really your concern /outrage should be held for the general state of the Benefits system and the nature of how much benefits have been cut in real terms.

    Focus your efforts on your friend in need , and serenity and calmness will come into your life , hopefully .
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