misclaim

misclaim

(ˈmɪsˌkleɪm)
n
a mistaken claim
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Somewhere or other along the line we've forgotten about that principle and started saying we're going to start punishing people on benefits, and punishing people who allegedly misclaim.
Easy, too, to rail and rant against MPs who misclaim generous expenses and sometimes (stand up Maria Miller and her apologogists) get rather uppity when such conduct is questioned.
I looked at the scale of misclaims and I estimate that the amount that he is due to repay – which is possibly an underestimate – is PS782,896.