Benefits cheat: How Leeds mum of six Rebecca Walker scammed £176,000 in benefits

REBECCA WALKER told officials that her young son was suffering from cystic fibrosis as she claimed thousands of pounds in benefits from the authorities.

Rebecca Walker of Kippax has been jailed at Leeds Crown Court for 21 months for illegally claiming 176,000 in benefits.

Walker, 37, of Lime Tree Crescent, Kippax, was jailed for 21 months after pleading guilty to 11 offences of fraud. Here is a breakdown of what she received.

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