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Painted Post man charged in welfare fraud investigation

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) – A Painted Post man is facing multiple charges after a welfare fraud investigation in Steuben County.

On Sept. 10, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terry L. Campbell Sr. for allegedly presenting two false documents to the Steuben County Department of Social Services. As a result, Campbell received $2,094.00.

Campbell was charged with two counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree and one count of Grand Larceny in the fourth degree, all class E felonies.

Campbell was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court at the Steuben County Jail and released.

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Steuben County Department of Social Services Fraud and Legal Affairs Unit, and the District Attorney’s Office.