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Two Herkimer County women face welfare fraud charges

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Two Herkimer County women face charges in connection to welfare fraud, the Herkimer County Sheriff's Office said.

Jessica Quiles, 25, of Herkimer is charged with welfare fraud in the third degree and grand larceny in the third degree. Authorities allege she fraudulently obtained $6,941 in welfare benefits.

Michelle Snyder, 43, of Ilion is charged with offering a false instrument for filing. Snyder allegedly falsified a welfare benefit application.

Quiles was sent to the Herkimer County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. Snyder will appear in the Town of Little Falls Court at a later date.

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