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.

Tammy Dygert age 34 of Ilion, NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fifth Degree a Class A Misdemeanor and Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree a class A Misdemeanor.

Dygert fraudulently received in excess of $ $500.00 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 3 months.

Dygert was processed on the charges and released on an appearance ticket.

Dygert is scheduled to appear in the Village of Herkimer Court at a later date.