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UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

Rachel Dolezal makes first public court appearance on charges of felony welfare fraud

Rachel Dolezal made her first public appearance in court Wednesday morning on accusations of stealing from the Washington welfare system.

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Rachel Dolezal pleads not guilty to welfare fraud

Rachel Dolezal pleaded not guilty last week to charges of welfare fraud.

Springfield man convicted of stealing welfare benefits

A Springfield man who operated a rental property business worth $600,000 but claimed to have no income has been convicted of stealing $150,000 in welfare benefits.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill husband charged with welfare fraud, arson

Martie Soderberg is facing nearly a dozen new criminal charges because of information that turned up while detectives were investigating her for attempting to have her husband murdered.

Missing man’s girlfriend accused of welfare fraud

YAKIMA – The girlfriend of a man missing from Yakima for nearly three and a half years has been charged with welfare fraud. Ladena Mann, 51, appeared by summons Friday …

Feds: Couple claimed welfare, lived in $1.2 million home

A Seattle chiropractor and his wife live in a $1.2 million waterfront home and have spent the past eight years flying to Moscow, Paris, Israel, Turkey, Mexico and the Dominican …

DSHS resignation comes amid criticism over fraud comments

SEATTLE – The official in charge of Washington state’s food stamp and child support agency has resigned amid an uproar over televised remarks he made that appeared to dismiss evidence …