The Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office Welfare Fraud Unit, assisted by the Herkimer County Department of Social Services, recently arrested the following individual for various Welfare Fraud charges.
Robert Grecco, age 49, of Ilion, NY, was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D Felony, Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree, a class D Felony and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, a class E Felony.
Grecco fraudulently received in excess of $ 4,500.00 worth of benefits in which he was not entitled to receive over a period of 14 months.
Greco was processed on the charges and arraigned in the City of Little Falls Court in front of Judge Brinski. Grecco was released on his own recognizance with instructions to return at a later date.