Three Texas Employees Charged in Alleged Welfare Fraud Scheme

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Mar 27, 2014 10:25 AM
41-year-old Irene Hernandez, 51-year-old Ester Sanchez, and 36-year-old Joleen Garcia of Edinburg, Texas were recently arrested in relation to an alleged food stamp fraud scheme, according to local reports. The three women allegedly took advantage of their status as employees at the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to conduct the scheme over a span of two years, according to a local Fox affiliate.