The Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General is requesting the public’s help in locating a woman wanted for welfare fraud.
Melissa Wood is accused of concealing information from the SSA in order to fraudulently obtain her and her son’s Social Security benefits. Authorities said she is also wanted for failing to show up for a pre-trial hearing related to her welfare fraud charge.Additionally, Wood is wanted for a warrant out of Marion County for theft.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of Wood.
If you have any information regarding her whereabouts, please contact authorities at 317-262-8477 or 800-222-8477.