Woman busted for illegally collecting public assistance

Woman busted for illegally collecting public assistance
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — An Eagle County woman was ordered to repay two years worth of public assistance money after she admitted she was ineligible. As long as Sharae Allen, 34, repays the $12,406.20 she illegally collected during the course of two years, she’ll avoid a four-year jail sentence. She pleaded guilty to felony theft. Allen did not report household income that made her ineligible not only for the additional benefits she was seeking but also for the food stamps and Medicaid she was already getting. A RED FLAG The Quality Assurance unit in Eagle County’s Health and Human Services Department caught …

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