Maple Street resident accused of welfare fraud
A 39-year-old resident of Maple Street in Batavia is being accused of welfare fraud that spanned nearly 18 months following an investigation by the Department of Social Services.
Kerry A. Ackley is charged with felony grand larceny, 3rd, and four felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing.
Ackley allegedly failed to report that she was receiving worker's compensation payments and she is accused of receiving $11,341.18 in cash assistance and food stamps from Oct. 2009 to April 2011.
Following arraignment, Ackley was released under supervision of Genesee Justice.
Suspected welfare fraud can be reported confidentially to DSS at (585) 344-2580, ext. 6417 or 6416.