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My wife stole $80K in benefits, man tells Albany County

A marital dispute has mushroomed into an $80,000 mystery, authorities say. Albany County is investigating allegations of welfare fraud after a man walked into the Department of Social Services office Tuesday afternoon with a bag stuffed with $79,600 — all in $100 bills — and claimed his wife had fraudulently collected it from the county, […]

Rochester Retailer Admits to SNAP Fraud

A Rochester convenience store owner admitted to food stamp fraud in Monroe County Court on Tuesday. Nabil Saeed, 59, who owned the Discount Food Market on Avenue D, pleaded guilty to misuse of food stamps, a felony. According to his plea agreement, Saeed will spend 16 weekends in jail and forfeit more than $50,000 cash that […]

Retirement News Spring 2016

For those who haven’t heard, longtime NYWFIA member, and former Vice President, Mary Ellen Johnson retired from Steuben County DHS. We will all miss Mar. Here she is at Villa Roma, Mary Ellen is on the Right. We would also like to congratulate Larry Ramunno and Mike Wawrzyniak, who retired from Erie County.

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