12 more Lakewood residents charged in massive welfare fraud sweep

LAKEWOOD — Twelve more Lakewood residents were charged Thursday as the massive sweep targeting welfare fraud totaling millions of dollars continues to widen, officials said. The defendants are all charged with theft by deception and are accused of misrepresenting income to receive benefits from government programs such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (better known as…

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