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Deputies: Seneca Falls man let another person illegally use benefits card

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 57-year-old Seneca Falls man following an investigation into illegally used public assistance in January.

Deputies arrested Bryan Rugenstein, 57, of Seneca Falls for fifth-degree welfare fraud and misuse of food stamps.


It’s alleged that Rugenstein allowed a person to unlawfully use his county benefits card in January.

He was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charges at a later date.


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