Tuesday 10 May 2022 08:08 AM Maroochydore, Queensland: Grandmother's asked to pay back thousands she ... trends now
A Queensland grandmother will be forced to pay back hundreds of thousands after her 'deceitful' plan to steal from Centrelink was uncovered.
Karen Delores Swartz, 59, received over $108,000 in government assistance she wasn't entitled to between January, 2014 and March, 2019.
She was sentenced to three years in jail after the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) discovered she was still receiving Centrelink carer's payments.
The 59-year-old pleaded guilty to obtaining financial advantage by deception and was