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.

Brandy Dygert age 37, of Mohawk, NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree a class D Felony, and Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree a class Felony.

Dygert fraudulently received in excess of $ 5,500.00 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 7 months.

Dygert was processed on the charges and arraigned in the City of Little Falls court in front of Judge Brinski. Dygert was released on her own recognizance and ordered to return at a later date.