Oh yes, the UK is really tough on Welfare cheats;
“Britain’s farcical benefits system was exposed yesterday after a cheating mother was told she can now claim twice as much rather than go to jail.
Yes, you heard that right!
Joanne Gibbons, 23, fiddled £3,140 in income support while holding down two jobs, a court was told. But after she was caught it was revealed the shop assistant mother-of-one was entitled to claim £130 a week – £64 a week more than the amount she was swindling the taxpayer.”
That will teach her, and her ilk, a lesson.