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Obviously this is a relevant non disclosure. There is no way around it. If you disclose before they find it then they will probably just let you repay. It is an amount just under £3k which is usually their cut off point.
There are no guarantees. They could prosecute for a much smaller sum. They do sometimes. In fairness, this was a false declaration from the outset rather than a change in circumstances and you can't hide from that.
But you usually win a lot of brownie points if you do disclose.
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The miscarriage is a non issue. They wouldn't really consider the children either in this specific circumstance.
If you completed the forms as well then you are liable.
There is an offence they can use for people who are living with those who are falsely claiming anyway although it is not common.
Yes, it does carry custody but that won't happen here.
If you disclose before they find it then they will probably just let you repay. It is an amount just under £3k which is usually their cut off point.
it does carry custody but that won't happen here
I would expect a fine or a conditional discharge and repayment.
Well, they could prosecute. That is undesirable.
It is not going to lead to custody.
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