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Ontario woman faces numerous charges after falsifying income docs on assistance apps

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario woman on a number of charges after a welfare fraud investigation.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Wayne County Department of Social Services during the investigation, which led to the arrest of Kiesha Elliot, 32, of Ontario.

She was charged with third- and fourth-degree welfare fraud, and offering a false instrument for filing as a felony.


She’s accused of intentionally falsifying her household income- fraudulently receiving $7,304 in daycare assistance, and another $2,346 in SNAP benefits.

The County’s Department of Social Services said those benefits were not entitled to her based on actual household income.

Elliot was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.



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