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Raleigh woman charged with public assistance fraud

Posted June 6, 2010 11:14 a.m. EDT
Updated June 6, 2010 12:04 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh woman is accused of lying in order to get about $5,500 in public assistance from the state of North Carolina, according to an arrest warrant.

Adele Barker, 28, of 1333 Swing Line Way, faces charges of childcare subsidy fraud, public assistance fraud and food stamp fraud.

The warrant states that Barker told a Wake County Human Services case manager that was she was not living with her children's father when she, in fact, was.

Barker was being held in the Wake County jail Sunday under a $30,000 bond. Her first court appearance was set for Monday.