Geneva woman charged with welfare fraud

A 41-year-old Geneva woman was charged with welfare fraud after an investigation into benefits received.

Investigators allege that Nia M. McCall, 41, of Geneva provided false information on an application on September 19th, 2016 — and once again in an interview with her services worker, which happened on October 27th of the same year.

McCall was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud and two counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing.

Investigators add that McCall received benefits to the amount of $1,465 between November 1st, 2016 and March 31st, 2017 that she did not legally deserve.

The charges will be answered in Geneva City Court.

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