Little Falls, N.Y. (WUTR -TV)—A Little Falls woman has been arrested for multiple charges of Welfare Fraud.
The Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office Welfare Fraud Unit assisted by the Herkimer County Department of Social Services have arrested Candice Tomei age 45 of Little Falls for the following:
- Grand Larceny in the Third Degree (Class D Felony)
- Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree (Class D Misdemeanor)
- Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree (Class E Felony)
Tomei allegedly received more than $11,000.00 in fraudulent benefits for more than eleven months. She has since appeared has been charged virtually in front of Little Falls Court Judge Rose.
Tomei has been released and is scheduled to appear in court again at-a-later date.