Welfare Fraud Arrest

On December 9, 2020, at about 3:45pm, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Marshall J Wood Jr, age 48 of 55 West Bayard St Seneca Falls, New York, as a result of a welfare fraud investigation. It is alleged that Wood failed to disclose household income while receiving monetary benefits from Seneca County. Wood was charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree and Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree. Wood was released on an appearance ticket and is to appear in the Waterloo Village Court on January 6, 2021 to answer the charges.