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Thousands of TV licence dodgers caught
10:07am Saturday 21st July 2012 in News
ALMOST 3,400 people were caught watching TV without a licence in North Yorkshire in the first six months of this year.
Figures released by TV Licensing said the tally included 450 licence-dodgers in York, 140 in Selby and more than 390 in Scarborough The total for East Yorkshire was more than 2,750.
Jenny Wilkinson, TV Licensing spokeswoman for the north of England, said anybody caught watching TV without a valid licence risked being prosecuted and being hit with a fine of up to £1,000.