Teacher Accused of Fraudulently Obtaining Welfare Benefits

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

3 comments

Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.