Welfare Fraud Arrest

On April 14, 2021, at about 10:00am, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Bryan T. Rugenstein, age 57, of 2022 Balsley Road, Apartment 128, Seneca Falls, New York, on charges of Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree and Misuse of Food Stamps, both Class A Misdemeanors. It is alleged that Rugenstein allowed a subject to unlawfully use his county benefits card in January of 2021. Rugenstein was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Waterloo Village Court on May 5, 2021 at 5pm.