BENEFITS lie Chelsey Harwood has taken to social media to applaud her leisure after being slapped with a dangling judgment for shop-lifting £25,000 in taxpayers’ money.
The reality TV wannabe splurged on a span of £500 engineer shoes, and shared snaps of the costly shoes on Facebook.
The advantages cheat, who seemed on Botched-Up Bodies, took to Facebook on Monday, where she flaunted her leisure and her disposable cash.
Sharing a snap of her new Sophia Webster heels, she wrote: “This is what tough warranted income buys you #WorksHardForTheMoney suns out tags out.”
A second snap, which showed her electronic ankle tag, said: “Another day, another taxpayer dollar!”
The post comes small days after Harwood was seen jumping for fun on being handed a dangling judgment at Liverpool Crown Court.
She was condemned after dishonestly receiving £25,000 in Employment Support Allowance and Housing Benefit – while she bragged about having a well-paid media “career” to her followers.
Speaking to the Liverpool Echo following the sentence, she said: “I compensate highway tax, we compensate cigarette tax. we compensate my tax. I’m not observant sorry, I’m not contemptible one little bit.”
She added: “I’ve been given my punishment currently – we don’t need to desire for forgiveness.”
Harwood was condemned to 4 months’ imprisonment, dangling for two years, and was also placed under organisation for two years.
The 29-year-old has also been systematic to finish 20 days of reconstruction activities, as good as 100 hours of delinquent work.
In further to this, she has a two-month curfew, restricting her movements between 9pm and 6am with an electronic ankle tag, which can be seen in her many new Facebook posts.
Judge Andrew Menary described her as vital in a anticipation universe with an diseased luminary lifestyle to the court.
She had bragged that she warranted £120,000 a year and was flooded with costly gifts, which is what landed her in court.
Judge Menary pronounced that the advantage claims were primarily genuine but became fake when she began earning from her self-employed work and raked in housing advantage after she changed from Liverpool to St Helens.
Harwood, of St Helens, Merseyside, had pleaded guilty to 3 advantage rascal offences involving a sum of £25,156 between Apr 2013 and Jan last year.
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