MORE than £129,000 of fraudulently claimed benefits have been found in Boston over the past two years – thanks to tip-offs from whistleblowers.

A freedom of information request revealed more than £80,000 worth of fraudulent benefit claims were made between April 2012-13.

Reported by the Lincolnshire Echo. You can read the full story here.

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.