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Top judges free mum over benefit fraud

Barrister Robert Fitt appears before the Criminal Court of Appeal

Mr Robert Fitt of counsel, appeared before the Court of Appeal to argue that the sentence imposed on his client for benefit fraud was excessive. Judge Anthony Leonard QC, sitting with Lord Justice Simon and Mr Justice Blake, agreed that the 20-month sentence was too harsh.

The sentence was reduced to 12 months suspended.

Read the full story as reported by Bucks Free Press here

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