Oneida, Madison Counties Receive Grants To Fight Tax, Pulic Benefits Fraud
Twelve New York County District Attorney's offices are set to receive grant funding to expand the state's Crimes Against Revenue Program, to strengthen investigations and prosecutions of state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases.
Six offices including Madison County will be getting first time grants, while six others including Oneida County will get additional funding.
The Crimes Against Revenue Program is funded by cash returned to the state from tax revenues, fines and restitution investigations.
Through the program, Madison County is getting $90,000 while Oneida County is getting an additional $100,000.
Overall, more than $860,000 will be given to 12 New York State District Attorneys' offices.