Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Allegany County woman admits welfare fraud
In Allegany County court this morning, facing a felony and five misdemeanors, a 23-year old woman took a plea deal. Kim Sherlock, 4105 Irons Road, Scio was sentenced to one year conditional discharge for Welfare Fraud. Prosecutors said she failed to disclose her total income while receiving food stamps. As a result, she received $452 in food stamps she was not entitled to. Sherlock has been originally charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing, felony and five counts of misdemeanor Welfare Fraud.