Welfare Fraud Arrest

On April 13th, 2021 at 4:10 PM Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Damon D. Steele, age 22, of 10 Goodman Street Apartment M123 Geneva, NY 14456. Steele was charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the first degree and Welfare Fraud in the fifth degree. It is alleged that on March 1st 2021 Steele filed an application containing false information with the Seneca County Division of Human Services, a public benefit corporation. By filing the instrument, Steele then received a benefit that he would not have been entitled to without the false information. Steele was issued an appearance ticket requiring him to appear before the Village of Waterloo Court on May 5th, 2021 at 5:00PM to answer the charges.