A Mohawk woman has been arrested on welfare fraud charges.

The Herkimer County Sheriff's Office says 36-year old Alisa Thomas allegedly received over $3,500 in New York State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits she was not entitled to from June 2015 to August of this year.

Thomas is charged with welfare fraud, grand larceny and offering a false instrument for filing.

The Herkimer County Department of Social Services assisted the Sheriff's Office in its investigation.


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