The Guardian writer James Ball has written a blog on benefit fraud.
A woman has been tried and sentenced to community service for claiming unemployment benefits while working.
So far, so predictable; just another story for The Mail to get its teeth in to, more evidence of the decline of Britain and the badness of claimants.
But there's a twist; if the woman in question had claimed the in-work benefits, including tax credits, she was entitled to she would actually have received almost twice as much.
So this fraud actually saved the public purse over £3,000, a strange crime indeed.
To read The Guardian blog click here