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

Brianna Smith age 22 of Little Falls, NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree a Class E Felony and Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree a Class E Felony
Smith fraudulently received in excess of $ 1,500 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 2 months.

Smith was processed on the charges and released on an appearance ticket. Smith is scheduled to appear in the Village of Herkimer Court at a later date.