Graham Maughan, 48, who was busted for benefits fraud after claiming to be disabled but being spotted as a volunteer at the top of the Penshaw Monument in Sunderland. February 10 2016. See Ross Parry copy RPYHILL : A man who claimed he was so disabled he could barely walk has been busted as a BENEFIT CHEAT after being spotted working at the top of a historic peak. Graham Maughan, 48, has volunteered at the National Trust for three years – working at the iconic Penshaw Monument which is only accessible by a steep climb including 78 steps. However, throughout that time, Maughan pocketed over £8,000 in disability living allowance (DLA) at the highest mobility rate.