2013 New York Consolidated Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title J - OFFENSES INVOLVING THEFT
Article 158 - (158.00 - 158.50) WELFARE FRAUD
158.05 - Welfare fraud in the fifth degree.


NY Penal L § 158.05 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 158.05 Welfare fraud in the fifth degree.
    A person is guilty of welfare fraud in the fifth degree when he or she
  commits  a  fraudulent  welfare  act and thereby takes or obtains public
  assistance benefits.
    Welfare fraud in the fifth degree is a class A misdemeanor.

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