Teacher Accused of Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Benefits

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A teacher in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District is accused of trying to obtain welfare benefits to which she was not entitled.

Police say Jennifer Yelen received about $3,000 in medical assistance and SNAP benefits by lying about her income.

Yelen faces fraud charges. She is free on bail.


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