WESTMINSTER (CBSLA) — A mother and daughter from Westminster have been charged in what’s being called the “largest housing fraud case in Orange County.”
Errica Madkins Mickens, 55, and Brittany Monet Mickens, 29, were arrested Thursday by investigators from the O.C. District Attorney’s public assistance division.READ MORE: Pasadena's Lucky Boy Burgers Sues Postmates Alleging Unfair Business Practices
They are accused of stealing more than $190,000 from the O.C. Housing Authority and the county’s “in-home” supportive services program.READ MORE: Lynne Thompson Announced As 2021 Los Angeles Poet Laureate
The D.A.’s office says the mother and daughter used multiple birth certificates and I.D. cards to become eligible for public programs.MORE NEWS: Mayor Eric Garcetti Urges Property Owners To Sign Up For City's New Program
Each was being held on $190,000 bail at the time of this report.