A kebab shop owner has admitted scamming Dundee City Council of more than £17,000 by pretending to be a part-time employee of the business in order to claim benefits.
Thousands of people in Tayside and Fife are having to rely on benefits despite having jobs.
Tens of thousands of disabled people denied welfare benefits due to Government error are to receive additional back-payments totalling as much as £150 million.
Counter-fraud action in Angus to tackle housing benefit and council tax misdemeanours has resulted in almost £250,000 being recouped for the public purse.
A Fife mother who lost two children murdered by her husband fears losing her home after her disability benefits were stopped.
Dundee MPs have called for the UK to halt the rollout of Universal Credit after shocking new figures revealed a 1400% rise in the number of people seeking emergency handouts since it was introduced.
The number of hard-pressed Dundonians who have had to seek emergency help from the council has increased more than tenfold since controversial benefit changes were introduced.
Eight months’ jail for US pensioner who carried out £45,000 benefits scam — by not telling authorities his wife worked as benefits adviser
An American OAP has been jailed after admitting to a £45,000 benefit scam.
A Dundee man has admitted lying about a claim to be "severely" disabled to scam almost £10,000 in benefits.
Scotland's new welfare headquarters at Dundee has been swamped with job applications.