posted on April 24, 2012 11:23
A Batavia woman has been charged with bilking the county’s Social Services Department out of $17,000 in benefits she was not entitled to.
31-year-old Debroah Schramm of Hutchins Place is charged with Grand Larceny and five counts of Offering a False Instrument.
Investigators say Schramm collected more than $17,000 in Medical Benefits and Food Stamps over a six-month period last year.
Officials said Schramm failed to report that her husband was working on a Niagara County farm at the time.
Schramm has been released under supervision and will be back in court next month.