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    Portugal: 63-year-old man receives letter saying he was pregnant five years ago and owes overpaid benefits

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    A 63 year old Portuguese man has been sent a social security bill asking him to repay benefits from his pregnancy five years ago.

    Albino Ribeiro was told to he owed 41.10 euros for time off sick during his pregnancy.

    Ribeiro told reporters “the child should be five years old by now. This makes me laugh!” He added that he didn’t remember being pregnant but hopes to get an award for being the first man in the country to do so.

    He added he was waiting for social services to correct it.