Welfare Fraud Arrest

On March 28, 2023, at about 12:45pm, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Megan C. Hackett, age 29, of 7567 Rock River Road, Ovid, New York, on charges of Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree, Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, and Misuse of Food Stamps. It is alleged that Hackett failed to disclose household income while receiving monetary benefits from Seneca County. Hackett was released on an appearance ticket to appear in the Waterloo Town Court on April 5, 2023, at 5pm.