Singer/songwriter P.J. PROBY has appeared in a U.K. court to deny allegations he committed welfare benefit fraud amounting to $56,400 (£47,000).
The American-born musician, 72, is accused of wrongly claiming pension credits, housing and council tax benefits from 2002 to 2008.
He appeared at Worcester Magistrates Court on Wednesday (02Feb11) and denied nine charges of fraud against him.
The case has been adjourned until a committal hearing on 30 March (11).