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Steuben County woman arrested on more than $10k in Welfare Fraud

by: Brandon Kyc

Posted: Jan 26, 2024 / 04:32 PM EST

Updated: Jan 26, 2024 / 04:53 PM EST

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GREENWOOD, N.Y. (WETM) — A Steuben County woman was arrested on Friday after police allege she received more than $10,000 she was not eligible to receive.

According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year-old Courtnie E. Trisler of Greenwood, New York, was arrested on Friday, Jan. 15, and has been charged with offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree, falsifying business records in the first degree, both class E felonies, welfare fraud in the third degree and grand larceny in the third degree, both class D felonies.Chemung County man arrested on larceny charges following 2019 construction theft

Police say that between March 2023 to December 2023, Trisler gave false documents to the Steuben County Department of Social Services and received $10,755 she was not eligible for.

Trisler was processed in the Centralized Arraignment Court and was released to appear in Bath Village Court at a later date.

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