How long does it take a welfare fraud case to be investigated and charges to be filed?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Abilene, TX

Will the accused be contacted?

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    Answered . The State has up to three years to file the case. They will not wait that long. Typically an indictment will come down within the first year. The State may or may not notify you of the criminal investigation.

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