The Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office Welfare Fraud Unit, assisted by the Herkimer County Department of Social Services, recently arrested the following individual for various Welfare Fraud charges.

Carrie Kane, age 46, of Little Falls, NY, was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D Felony, Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class E Felony, Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree a class D Felony, Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree a class E Felony and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree a class E Felony.

Kane fraudulently received in excess of $6,000.00 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 9 months.

Kane was processed on the charges and arraigned in the City of Little Falls Court in front of Judge Bannister. Kane was released on her own recognizance with instructions to return to court at a later date.