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Former Welfare Department Employee Charged In Scheme Intended To Steal Almost $340,000

The state attorney general’s office has charged a former Welfare Department employee in a scheme intended to steal almost $340,000 dollars in public assistance benefits.


(Credit: KYW's Mark Abrams)

Pa. Auditor General: Welfare Office Won’t Turn Over Records For Benefit Cards

Auditor General Jack Wagner says as recently as April of this year, his auditors were rebuffed in the effort to get information about electronic benefit transfer cards from the Department of Welfare.