16 Philly Residents Charged with Welfare Fraud

Ringleader was not on welfare but was a clerical worker at the welfare office

be newsSixteen Philadelphia residents are accused of scamming the state welfare system out of $330,000, NBC Philadelphia reports.

Kyshima Montgomery, a clerical worker at the Philadelphia County Assistance office was allegedly the ring leader.

Montgomery doled out a series of improperly dispersed “Special Allowances of One Time Issuance.” This type of allowance is electronically transferred to the welfare recipient’s account and allows them to withdraw money using a debit card. Montgomery would withdraw most of the money for herself but shared the stolen cash with 15 other welfare recipients.

Read more here.

 



3 Responses to 16 Philly Residents Charged with Welfare Fraud

  1. Pingback: 16 Philly Residents Charged with Welfare Fraud - I Am Mo Better

  2. Pingback: The Denver Urban Spectrum – 16 Philly Residents Charged with Welfare Fraud

  3. Pingback: What is it with Welfare? | A blog about Splot! Publishing

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *