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I was sent to a mental hospital in December 2012 till

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Hi, I was sent to a mental hospital in December 2012 till January 2013 and was given benefits support allowance as I was medication. I was discharged in early 2015 however my benefit was still being paid. I got a letter sent through the post saying I'm being interviewed under caution for benefit fraud. What should I do and do you think I will be in big trouble?
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What is the benefit fraud they allege?
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it says we are investigating about benefits and says we are contacting you in alleged criminal offences in relation to a claim of benefit
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this is very important and wee are scheduling to see you at the job centre
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it says i will need to attend an interview
OK. Was there a time when your medication came to an end?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
around august 2015
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that was when i was discharged
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i began working on september 28
Did you declare that?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. How much do you receive?