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14 charged with welfare fraud in Virginia Beach

Tuesday - 6/18/2013, 10:15am  ET

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- More than a dozen people face welfare fraud charges in Virginia Beach.

Macie Pridgen with the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office tells WAVY-TV ( ) that a Virginia Beach grand jury indicted 14 people on Monday.

The amount of funds fraudulently obtained totals more than $116,800.

The charges include making a false application for welfare assistance and obtaining food stamps under false pretense.


Information from: WAVY-TV,

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