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Welfare Supervisor Arrested For Fraud

Last updated on Thursday, February 7, 2008

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A former state welfare case supervisor is facing charges of defrauding the government of $36,000 in food stamps and other benefits.

36-year-old Julie Stanton of Richmond was arrested Monday and charged in neighboring Henry County with two felony counts of welfare fraud. The charges carry a possible sentence of two to eight years in prison.

State officials say that Stanton was a supervisor at the Division of Family Resources in New Castle in 2006 when she arranged to receive food stamps and temporary assistance for needy families funds.

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