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Two convicted of welfare fraud in Schuyler County

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In Schuyler County, New York, two individuals, Cameron W. Adams and Christine M. McAfee from Burdett, were sentenced for committing welfare fraud. The court found them guilty of larceny, and they faced their sentences on April 11, delivered by Honorable Judge Matthew C. Hayden.


Cameron W. Adams, aged 47, was convicted of grand larceny in the fourth degree, a Class E felony. He received a three-year conditional discharge and was fined $5,000. Additionally, Adams paid $40,330.82 in restitution to the Schuyler County Department of Social Services, shared with McAfee as part of their sentence.

Christine M. McAfee, 43, faced charges of petit larceny, a Class A misdemeanor. She was also sentenced to a conditional discharge. Like Adams, McAfee contributed to the joint restitution payment made before their sentencing, ensuring they complied with the court’s financial penalties for their crimes.