She Collected $130,000 By Committing Welfare Fraud!

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A Pennsylvania woman called Sabrina Strothers was arrested for collecting $130,000 in well-being benefit allegedly for her 3 kids. Daily mail reports that Sabrina said that she has three children named Thomas, Tomalyia and Tyreik Wilson to whom she gave birth in 2008.

The 23-year-old woman is accused for welfare fraud which means that she received public assistance benefits for children that don’t exist.  The investigators found out that The Social Security codes of her “children” in fact belong to people born in 1887, 1945 and 1960.

She said that her triplets lived with their father but didn’t give his address or phone number. She finally had to confess that she committed welfare fraud.

Here is the classified fraud:

  • $37,269 in food-stamp benefits
  • $90,000 in medical assistance
  • $2,000 from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

She is sentenced to pay fines to the court, get involved in community service, probation, and have no access to public assistance benefits for a certain period of time.