(2009) Liberal Democrat Former Mayor Bernard McCartin -THIEF
FORMER mayor of Horwich Bernard McCartin broke down in tears as he admitted to a court he was a benefits cheat.
The 66-year-old told magistrates he had defrauded more than £18,000 from the public purse.
McCartin claimed he suffered from crippling back pain and that he could walk no further than 25 yards without a stick.
But he was exposed as a liar when investigators from the Department of Work and Pensions caught him on film.
On this link you can also view a video of your Enemy in action:http://www.thisislancashire.co.uk/news/4102084.Former_mayor_was_benefits_cheat/
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