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.

Lindsay Flihan, age 41, of Ilion, NY, was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class E Felony, Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree, a class E Felony, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree a class E Felony.

Flihan fraudulently received in excess of $ 2,500.00 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 4 months.

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

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