Centrelink-scamming nurse who lied about getting married for SIX YEARS to light up $ 100k in tax money is jailed for three months
- Nurse from Pimpama on the Gold Coast married her boyfriend in 2010
- Her single parent payments were taken away, so she claimed they were separating
- ATO realized that the couple was still together and the woman was imprisoned
- She was instructed to repay almost $ 100,000 she had received
A nurse who falsely claimed that she was divorced from her husband to get $ 100,000 in single parent payments from Centrelink was imprisoned for three months.
Nicole Dunjey, from Pimpama on the Gold Coast, married her boyfriend in 2010 and informed Centrelink if necessary.
But when she realized it meant that her single parent payments were being taken away, she called them back and said the couple had divorced.
A nurse who falsely claimed she was divorced from her husband to get $ 100,000 in single parent payments was imprisoned for three months
Over the next six years, the nurse received $ 99,662.08 in one-parent payments, the nurse reported Gold Coast Bulletin.
She was arrested in 2016 after she applied for a NAB loan with her husband.
The ATO discovered that the couple shared the same address, traveled together to New Zealand and was noted as her relatives.
It placed supervision of the couple and discovered that they lived together.
Wednesday the woman pleaded guilty to unfair financial gain.
She claimed she did it to support her child because her husband, who earned $ 400,000 in the last six years, didn't give enough.
But the judge said her insult & # 39; persistent and intentional & # 39; used to be.
The nurse was instructed to repay the money and was imprisoned until December 11, when she will be released with a good $ 1,000 behavioral bond.
Wednesday the woman pleaded guilty to unfair financial gain
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