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I sobbed my sister in to Centrelink, do you think they're doing anything about it?

Answered 2 years ago

I recently found out that my sister has been claiming single parent from Centrelink for 10 years, although she's probably been single for about a total of 1 year in that time (on and off between live-in boyfriends).
She's also falsely declared her income for the last 4 years and hasn't done her tax returns so they didn't find out. Not sure how she expected that to work long-term.

I dobbed her in on the Centrelink "dob in a welfare cheat" thing online a couple of months but haven't heard anything.

Do you think they're working on it and will only contact her when they have a solid case together?

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ANSWER
2 years ago
How do you know this information?

ANSWER
2 years ago
I'm glad you dobbed her in, I hear about too many people rorting the system and I'm sick of it. They need to be dealt with. Especially with the people doing the right thing and get nothing!

ANSWER
2 years ago
She has to lodge tax returns. You can’t just not do it.

REPLY
2 years ago
Unless the government come looking for you, you can. I’m sure my brother hasn’t done a tax return in years.

ANSWER
2 years ago
wow that is sad....ummmm

ANSWER
2 years ago
wow. I'm glad you're not my sister.

REPLY
2 years ago
Do you like people who steal money?

REPLY
2 years ago
Not as much as i despise people who dog their own family

REPLY
2 years ago
They spend $30k a year old cigarettes and alcohol... they don't need the money.

REPLY
2 years ago
Stop exaggerating!!

ANSWER
2 years ago
Wow, she could go to jail. Hope you’ll look after her kids.

REPLY
2 years ago
I am very willing. Thanks.

ANSWER
2 years ago
Don't cry for her Argentina

ANSWER
2 years ago
It's incredibly difficult to prove she was frauding single parent pension for that entire time but she'll definitely get done for under declaring her wages. I reported my wages as net instead of gross for 5 years and ended up with a 20,000 debt. Theyll get her for that really soon.

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2 years ago
Thanks for your answer. I agree there's no real PROOF for a lot of the time she was in relationships apart from witness statements. Any idea how they'll get her for underdeclaring if she hasn't done a tax return?

REPLY
2 years ago
They'll make her do returns?

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2 years ago
She has to do them eventually or she'll be investigated anyway and her payments will be cut.

REPLY
2 years ago
End of the day the kids will suffer

ANSWER
2 years ago
Sobbed ? 😂😂

REPLY
2 years ago
*dobbed. Typo. Oops

ANSWER
2 years ago
Yes