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


NY Penal L § 158.20 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 158.20 Welfare fraud in the second degree.
    A  person  is  guilty of welfare fraud in the second degree when he or
  she commits a fraudulent welfare act and thereby takes or obtains public
  assistance benefits,  and  when  the  value  of  the  public  assistance
  benefits exceeds fifty thousand dollars.
    Welfare fraud in the second degree is a class C felony.

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