A 91-year-old man has been given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, for cheating the government out of more than HK$340,000 in welfare allowances by falsely claiming he lived alone. Photo: Dickson Lee A 91-year-old man has been given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, for cheating the government out of more than HK$340,000 in welfare allowances by falsely claiming he lived alone. Photo: Dickson Lee
A 91-year-old man has been given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, for cheating the government out of more than HK$340,000 in welfare allowances by falsely claiming he lived alone. Photo: Dickson Lee

Jail term stayed for elderly welfare cheat

A 91-year-old man has been given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, for cheating the government out of more than HK$340,000 in welfare allowances by falsely claiming he lived alone. Photo: Dickson Lee A 91-year-old man has been given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, for cheating the government out of more than HK$340,000 in welfare allowances by falsely claiming he lived alone. Photo: Dickson Lee
A 91-year-old man has been given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, for cheating the government out of more than HK$340,000 in welfare allowances by falsely claiming he lived alone. Photo: Dickson Lee
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