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Bath man arrested due to defrauding Social Services



Bath, New York – A man has been arrested for defrauding Social Services and receiving more than $1,000 in benefits in Bath.

On November 15, a 53-year-old, Lawrence Brown, was arrested after investigators alleged that he knowingly and with intent to defraud the Steuben County Department of Social Services, provided false information and got $1,164.50 he was not entitled to receive.

Brown was charged with one count of first-degree Offering a False Instrument for Filing and fourth-degree Grand Larceny.

Brown was released to appear in the Village of Bath Court at a later date.