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Couple charged in alleged welfare fraud in Manitoba

RCMP have charged a man and woman in western Manitoba with defrauding the province's welfare system of more than $80,000. Global News

WINNIPEG – RCMP have charged a husband and wife in western Manitoba with defrauding the province’s welfare system of more than $80,000.

In a news release Friday, Brandon RCMP say the pair are charged with Fraud over $5000 “for not declaring income earned while on Employment and Income Assistance.”

Police say the suspects defrauded the program of more than $80,000 since 2010.

Candace Bone, 46, of Shilo and Todd Bone, 41, of Sprucewoods were arrested June 13th.

 

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