Penticton man under house arrest for welfare fraud

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A Penticton B.C. man who failed to report income while receiving disability payments is spending the next three months under house arrest.

George Wayne Cunningham, 37, plead guilty to one count of fraud over $5,000 in Penticton Provincial Court.

Cunningham received $800/month in income assistance. In 2008, he started working at Safeway but failed to disclose five and a half years of his income from there.

Read more at Penticton Western News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.