Welfare Fraud Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 14, 2023, at about 5:00 pm, Investigators arrested Robert J. Steen, age 34, of Seneca Falls, New York, on charges of Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree, Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, and Misuse of Food Stamps. It is alleged that Steen failed to disclose household income while receiving monetary benefits from Seneca County. Steen was released on an appearance ticket and is to appear in the Waterloo Town Court at a later date.