55 Year Old Woman Arrested for Illegal Use of Food Stamps in Steuben County
A 55 year old woman in the name of Lori Fazzary of Montour Falls is accused of using another individual’s benefit card issued by DSS. According to a published post by Fingerlakes, the unauthorized transaction took place in July 2022 in accordance to the statements of the investigators.
She has been charged with the illegal use of food stamps, illegal use of public assistance, and petit larceny. She was given an appearance ticket to be settled at a later date.
What Are The Consequences and Penalties for the Misuse of Benefit Cards?
Whatever we do in this world has its effects on our life. When it comes to this case, the person in question may be punished for the committed offense. This kind of offense is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in prison and a fine of up to $1,000.
The court may also suspend your SNAP benefits, and any property used in the commission of the offense may be forfeited. This goes to show that whatever you do in ways unacceptable by the system you belong to is always dependent on the rules and regulations to follow.