It is people like this that give the welfare system a bad name. I can see being on welfare after loosing your job or something bad happening but not to be on it your whole life. I am so sick of my tax dollars going to pay for these scumbags bills. Get off of Topix and get a real job
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Posted Sep 21, 2007 @ 11:23 PM
Last update Sep 22, 2007 @ 10:01 AM
UTICA - A case this week involving charges of welfare fraud and related counts against 58 people is the largest Oneida County has seen recently, officials said Friday.
Debra Lindsey, 49, Lenox Avenue,Utica.
Scott Fyfe, 35, Richardson Avenue, Utica.
Melissa LaPlante, 29, Brinckerhoff Avenue, Utica.
Kerry Townsend, 33, Stafford Avenue, Waterville.
Meegan Garnsey, 30, Green Street, Utica.
Holly Evanciew, 22, Lenox Avenue, Utica.
Pamela Bulger, 43, Moran Post Road, Camden.
John Thomas, 27, Herkimer Road, Utica.
Joanne Clawson, 42, Soule Road, Holland Patent.
Michael Amond, 23, Baker Avenue, Utica.
Alan Spangeburg, Beach Road, Cleveland.
Refik Kazaferovic, 46, Steele Place, Utica.
Joann Vivacqua, 58, Herkimer Road, Utica.
Pamela Brown, 51, Francis Street, Utica.
Stacie Hepburn, 44, Whitesboro Street, Utica.
Joseph Leone, 58, Pearl Street, New Hartford.
Cyndi Wilson, 38, Broad Street, Oriskany Falls.
James Wilson, 43, S. Main Street, Oriskany Falls.
Bridget Allen, 46, Bull Road, Utica.
Jose Vasquez, 41, Blandina Street, Utica.
Tai Wilson, 26, E. Dominick Street, Rome.
Stephen Roberts, 51, Bunker Avenue, Yorkville.
Hamin Beyeh, 55, Howard Avenue, Utica.
Oare Smith, 36, Howard Avenue, Utica.
Nelida Rodriquez, 26, Boyce Avenue, Utica.
Patricia Croniser, 27, Deeley Avenue, Blossvale.
Clinton Borden, 59, Tudman Road, Westmoreland.
Dawn Andrews, 35, Division Street, Forestport.
Edmund LaBuz, 44, Kriswood Lane, Rome.
Monique Greene, 35, Schuyler Street, Utica.
Kimberly Kelsey, 35, Post Street, Boonville.
Ida Cook, 47, Baker Avenue, Utica.
Taheerah Warmack, 30, Aiken Street, Utica.
Randa Aiken, 46, Henry Street, Utica.
Donna Brandon, 34, Auburn Avenue, Utica.
Marc Bristol, 24, Clementian Street,Utica.
Jessica Stolo, 25, Smith Street, Hinckley.
Luis Rivera, 27, Oswego Street, Utica.
Investigators found many of the individuals lied about their incomes and other personal information in order to get more public assistance, authorities said.
Total amount of public aid taken:$323,000.