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


NY Penal L § 158.25 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 158.25 Welfare fraud in the first degree.
    A person is guilty of welfare fraud in the first 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 one million dollars.
    Welfare fraud in the first degree is a class B felony.

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