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.
§ 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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