Wayne County man arrested for welfare fraud

Police arrested a Walworth man following investigation into a fraud complaint.

According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Brookover, 44, of Walworth for grand larceny and welfare fraud.

It is alleged that Brookover failed to report income and as a result, he received over $3000.00 in SNAP benefits he was not entitled to.

Brookover was issued an appearance ticket and will answer charges in the Town of Lyons Court at a later date.

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