WCSO: Queensbury woman stole $3K in welfare fraud

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QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- A Queensbury woman was arrested on Monday and is accused of welfare fraud, grand larceny, and more. Brittney Alguire, 31, faces multiple charges.

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Deputies from the Warren County Sheriff's Office say Alguire failed to report income on a recertification application this month. Deputies say Alguire was given $3,282 in SNAP benefits that she otherwise wouldn't have been eligible to receive.

Charges:

  • Third-degree welfare fraud
  • Third-degree grand larceny
  • First-degree offering a false instrument for filing

Alguire was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court. She was released pending a future court appearance.

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