Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Kirkville woman on welfare fraud charges.

33-year old Tyffani Allen is charged with welfare fraud, grand larceny and filing a false instrument for filing.

They say Allen allegedly signed and submitted a public assistance application to the County Department of Social Services that contained false information as to where she lived.

Investigators say as the result of the fraudulent act, Allen received $1,947 in public assistance she was not entitled to.


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