Broome County Security’s Case Integrity Unit Nabs 23 Individuals for Fraud

(Binghamton, NY) Twenty-three Broome County individuals accused of various charges of welfare fraud are scheduled to appear in Binghamton City Court beginning today.  In total, $51,135 of benefits involving the public assistance, food stamps, Medicaid and daycare programs were received by individuals who failed to report employment income or submitted false information. 

Broome County Government Director of Security James D. Dadamio says that upon investigating reported allegations of fraud and abuse, the Security Division’s Case Integrity Unit arrested and charged the following individuals with various welfare fraud crimes.In 2009, the Case Integrity Unit identified and recovered over 5.8 million dollars through the comprehensive fraud program lead by the Security Division.
 
Allegations of fraud are routinely received from the public, internally within the Department of Social Services (DSS) and by various computer database matches provided by the State of New York. If anyone suspects or has knowledge of a person committing fraudulent activity occurring within the social services programs they are encouraged to report it directly to the Case Integrity Unit at (607) 778-2519 or at www.gobroomecounty.com
 
Monday, March 1, 2010
 
1)      Tabitha Rivera (DOB: 3/24/85) resides at 15 Munsell St. #1 Binghamton 13901. Received $5,230.00 in Public Assistance and Food Stamp benefits not entitled to during December 2008 to July 2009 due to failing to report accurate household composition and income earned from employment for household member. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
2)      Aniris DeJesus (DOB: 2/6/87) resides at 204 N. Nanticoke Ave 2nd Fl. Endicott 13760. Received $2,032.00 in Daycare benefits not entitled to during December 2008 to February 2009 due to the submission of false daycare hours. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
3)      Premanand Persaud (DOB: 8/3/65) resides at 38 Carroll Street #21 Binghamton 13901. Received $1,531.00 in Public Assistance benefits not entitled to during June 2008 to December 2008 due to failing to report income earned from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
 
1)      Christopher Washington (DOB: 9/2/67) resides at 10 Jefferson Ave. Endicott 13760. Received $3,237.00 in Public Assistance benefits not entitled to during February 2009 to April 2009 due to failing to report income from inheritance. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
2)      Kedar Clarke (DOB: 12/6/78) resides at 28 Stuyvesant Street Binghamton 13901. Received $646.01 in Medicaid benefits not entitled to during December 2007 and February 2009 due to failing to report income earned from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
3)      Calvin Kaskey (DOB: 7/12/78) resides at 238 Poplar Hill Rd. Binghamton 13901. Received $835.00 in Food Stamp benefits not entitled to during February 2009 and April 2009 to August 2009 due to failing to report income earned from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
 
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
 
1)      Shannon Ellis (DOB: 12/14/78) resides at 68 Chapel Street Windsor 13865. Received $749.25 in Daycare benefits not entitled to during October 2008 to February 2009 due to the submission of false daycare hours. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
2)      Jeffrey McCloe (DOB: 4/16/78) resides at 60 The Circuit Street Binghamton 13903. Received $2,300.90 in Medicaid benefits not entitled to during April 2009 due to failing to report income earned from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
3)      Karen Ritter (DOB: 8/6/68) resides at 53 Mary Street #5 Binghamton 13903. Received $1,821.00 in Food Stamps not entitled to during November 2008 to October 2009 due to receiving benefits for failing to report accurate household composition. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010
 
1)      Karen Trotman (DOB: 7/19/58) resides at 223 Baldwin Street #1 Johnson City 13790. Received $2,049.00 in Public Assistance benefits not entitled to during May 2009 to September 2009 due to failing to report accurate household composition. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
2)      Alicia Brink (DOB: 9/26/79) resides at 1408 E. Main Street #4 Endicott 13760. Received $3,790.60 in Daycare benefits not entitled to during January 2009 to July 2009 due to the submission of false daycare hours. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145.
 
Monday, March 8, 2010
 
1)      Barry Gibbs (DOB: 1/31/62) resides at 14-4 Saratoga Heights Binghamton 13903. Submitted an application for Public Assistance benefits and failed to report employment. Charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing.
 
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
 
1)      Kenneth Casey (DOB: 1/27/63) resides at 79 Lusk Street Johnson City 13790. Received $709.92 in Medicaid benefits not entitled to during August 2009 to September 2009 due to failing to report income from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud 5th degree.
2)      Alan Larsen (DOB: 4/7/80) resides at 11 Arthur St. #7 Binghamton 13905. Received $2,264.33 in Public Assistance and Food Stamp benefits not entitled to during March 2009 to June 2009 due to failing to report income from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud 4th degree.
3)      Denyse Reilly (DOB: 12/26/67) resides at 167 S. Washington Street Binghamton 13903. Received $1,197.00 in Food Stamp benefits not entitled to during October 2007 to August 2008 due to failing report income from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud 4th degree.
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
 
1)      Coralee Hoover (DOB: 3/18/56) resides at 17 Bromley Avenue Binghamton 13901. Submitted false documentation during February 2009. Charged with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree.
2)      Marlene Jeremiah (DOB: 12/6/69) resides at 107 Pearl Avenue Johnson City 13790. Received $3,312.00 in Food Stamp benefits not entitled to during April 2008 to March 2009 due to failing to report accurate household composition and income for household member. Charged with Welfare Fraud 3rd degree.
3)      Jean Sutton (DOB: 8/7/71) resides at 1708 East Main Street Endicott 13760. Received $2,066.00 in Food Stamp not entitled to during February 2009 to August 2009 due to failing to report income from employment for household members. Charged with Welfare Fraud – SSL 145 and Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st degree.
 
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010
 
1)      Norman Powell (DOB: 10/14/67) resides at 17 Bromley Avenue Binghamton 13901. Received $654.00 in Public Assistance benefits not entitled to during February 2009 to April 2009 due to submitting false address information. Charged with Welfare Fraud 4th degree.
2)      Teresa Morse (DOB: 12/20/60) resides at Post Trailer Park Apalachin, NY 13732. Received $6,270.17 in Public Assistance benefits not entitled to during April 2006 to August 2007 due to failing to report accurate household composition. Charged with Welfare Fraud 3rd degree.
 
Monday, March 15, 2010
 
1)      Russell Kelly (DOB: 4/23/65) resides at 2088 Route 26 Lot #24 Endicott 13760. Received $3,507.00 in Food Stamps not entitled to during August 2007 to December 2009 due to failing to report income from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud 3rd degree.
2)      Amy Gould (DOB: 4/11/86) resides at 296 Lamb Road Lisle 13797. Received $2,360.00 in Food Stamp benefits not entitled to during July 2009 to November 2009 due to failing to report income from employment for household member. Charged with Welfare Fraud 4th degree.
3)      Scott Wheeler (DOB: 6/16/85) resides at 3 Delaware Avenue #300 Endicott 13760. Received $4,572.94 in Public Assistance, Food Stamp and Medicaid benefits not entitled to during March 2009 to September 2009 due to failing to report income from employment. Charged with Welfare Fraud 3rd degree.
 
 
 
 
TOTAL OVERPAYMENT AMOUNT: $51,135.12

 

03/01/2010 - 5:01pm