The short answer is yes. Welfare fraud has a five (5) year statue of limitation by Pennsylvania criminal code. I have attached below Chapter 55 limitation of time and welfare fraud is under (b) 4.
However, be advised that there is a tolling of the statue of initiation in Pennsylvania if you leave the commonwealth and do not maintain an address there then the statue of limitations stops until you return.
I would believe that if there were a welfare fraud charge there would also be a theft by unlawful taking and a theft by deception. They both have a two (2) year statue of limitation, which is also subject to the tolling provision.
Welfare Fraud, 62 P.S. §481(a) F-3,
Theft by Unlawful Taking, 18 Pa.C.S. §3921 F-3,
Theft by Deception, 18 Pa.C.S. §3922 F-3
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(a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, a prosecution for an offense must be commenced within two years after it is committed.
(b) Major offenses.--A prosecution for any of the following offenses must be commenced within five years after it is committed:
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