American resident used dual citizenship to double-dip in US and Canada

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A Flagstaff woman has been charged with committing welfare fraud. The attorney General announced Friday that a grand jury indicted Elizabeth Anne Trushel, 53, on multiple counts. Trushel used forged documents to obtain government benefits from both Canada and the United States.

Trushel charged with committing welfare fraud 

The counts include taking the identity of another person or entity, unlawful use of food stamps, application fraud, and two counts each of felony theft, fraudulent schemes and artifices, forgery, and fraudulent schemes and practices. Trushel is accused of using her dual citizenship to double-dip into the welfare benefits in the United States and Canada.

Read more at The Arizona Daily Sun.

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.