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Steuben woman accused of stealing almost $8K from social services

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Jamie S. Swanke, a 42-year-old resident of Geneseo in Steuben County, was arrested on Thursday, Aug. 31, amid allegations of creating false records and defrauding the Department of Social Services.

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According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, between October 4, 2020, and June 30, 2021, Swanke made two inaccurate filings which resulted in her illicitly receiving $7,995 in funds she wasn’t qualified for.

Swanke faces charges of offering a false instrument of filing in the first degree, classified as a class E felony, and grand larceny in the third degree, a class D felony. After the arrest procedures, Swanke was released.