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Red Creek woman falsely reported income, received benefits illegally in Wayne County

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Red Creek woman following a fraud complaint and investigation in Lyons.

Deputies arrested Samantha Burgin, 34, for grand larceny and welfare fraud following a complaint from DSS.

She’s accused of not properly reporting income, which resulted in Burgin obtaining more than $6,400 in SNAP benefits illegally.

The charges will be answered at a later date.