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A TikToker who posted tips online on how to cheat train fares has been caught and fined.
The woman shared numerous videos on her social media account boasting about how she avoided paying and urged her followers to do the same.
'I never ever ever pay full price for a train journey and I thought that with the prices going up I would share my tips with you,' she said in a video.
Her tricks included sitting near the toilet 'incase you need to hide from a ticket inspector' and buying a ticket for the cheapest stop rather than your actual destination.
She also advised her followers to say their phone had died or that they are having 'technical difficulties'.
The woman shared numerous videos on her social media account boasting about how she avoided paying and urged her followers to do the same
'Overall if you get smart with it there are a couple of ways you can beat the train company,' she claims.
But she didn't get away with it - and has received a £773 fine and a criminal record.
East Midlands Railway told MailOnline the videos were part