Fraud in receiving TANF benefits

BE-02-02-09-00

Definition
This category covers situations in which a person receiving the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program benefits is accused of fraud. It covers what is considered fraud, what procedures to investigate and prosecute it might be, how a person can defend themselves from charges of fraud, and what penalties might result. It can also involve reporting fraud. It may be called "welfare fraud".
Mapped to other Taxonomies