Corydon woman charged with welfare fraud

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A woman from Corydon, Ind. has been charged in Tippecanoe County for welfare fraud.

Laura Spence, 33, is accused of not disclosing her marriage.

Investigators said she received more than $29,000 over a period of nearly six years in SNAP and Medicaid benefits that she was not entitled to while living in Tippecanoe County.

Spence faces one felony count of welfare fraud and two felony counts of theft. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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