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Pleas entered in forgery, $68K welfare fraud cases

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WILLMAR -- Jesus Elizabeth Vasquez, 32, and Ovidio Ochoa, 36, of Willmar, have both pleaded guilty to one felony count of wrongfully obtaining assistance for collecting more than $68,000 in public assistance while also working under false names.


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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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