Homelessness news – Homeless man loses benefits after police return money he found on street.

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Am sorry but this as shocked us.

A homeless man who handed in a wad of cash he found on the street has been stripped of his benefits.

James Brady had no place to live when he found £530 after leaving a local shelter in April but immediately turned the cash over to police.

He was allowed to keep the money six months later after no one came forward to claim it, but his good deed has proved costly.

Mr Brady, who has recently found housing, had his government benefits suspended when he failed to report the new income.

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3 thoughts on “Homelessness news – Homeless man loses benefits after police return money he found on street.

  1. A total disgrace .. His Honesty being homeless .. He should be respected how many people would hand it in ? So he gets penalized for it . There are no words to amount my disgust .

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