Welfare Worker Caught Collecting Benefits Illegally..The Judge Gives Her the Bad News

The problem with government workers is that they know all the ways to bilk the system and they do.  Why not?  Very few are caught and those that are might even get to keep their jobs unless convicted in a court of law.  Carmen Villarreal knew the system well and would go on the list of recipients and instead of closing the account, she would just change where the money was sent to.  Then in 2015 someone whose account was supposed be closed asked why it was open and the investigation led to Villarreal.

Villarreal who worked for the state’s Health and Human Services Agency pleaded “no contest” to falsifying accounts, welfare fraud and identity theft, which are all felonies under current state laws and punishable by serious jail time.

Villarreal’s illegal…



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