After being laid off from his full-time employment, the Defendant applied for Public Assistance for his family. By means of false statements and omissions, the Defendant failed to disclose his wife’s employment at the time of his application. The State discovered his false statements and issued a warrant for Fraud Receipt of Unauthorized Public Assistance Claim. The Police arrested the Defendant on Felony Welfare Fraud.
RESULT: The Attorney mounted a strategic defense to the felony charge. The Attorney was successful and the Felony Welfare Fraud Charge was Nolle Prossed DROPPED by the State. Our Client is eligible to have his felony charge expunged.