Noble County Prosecutor Steven Clouse announced Wednesday that four people have been charged in Noble Circuit Court with two counts each of welfare fraud:
- Anne M. Allen, 37, of the 400 block of South 7th Street, Albion.
- David L. Detweiler, 41, of the 3000 block of East Northport Road, Rome City.
- Thomas L. Ginsbach, 40, of the 4000 block of North Indiana 5, Ligonier.
- Nicholas S. Spencer, 21, of the 200 block of Jefferson Street, Cromwell.
The announcement said Allen illegally received more $27,000 in unemployment funds between April 25, 2009, and Feb. 13, 2010. She was arrested on July 5, 2012, and posted bail that day. Allen is scheduled to be in court again on Aug. 30.
Detweiler is accused of illegally receiving more than $12,000 in unemployment funds between Jan. 9, 2010, and Feb. 5, 2011. The announcement said Detweiler has not yet been arrested on a felony warrant that was issued July 5.
Spencer is accused of illegally receiving more than $12,000 in unemployment funds between Oct. 17, 2009, and Feb. 12, 2011. He was arrested on July 7, 2012, and posted bail that day. Spencer also has an Aug. 30 court date.
Ginsbach is accused of illegally receiving more than $8,000 in unemployment funds. He was arrested on July 7, 2012, and posted bail that day. Ginsbach is also scheduled to be in court Aug. 30.