December 23, 2022
HORNELL, NY – From Sheriff Jim Allard:
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on December 18th, 2022, Deputies and Investigators of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kristina F. White, age 49, of River Street, Hornell.
It is alleged that from 05/24/2021 to 01/21/2022, Ms. White offered false instruments for filing to the Steuben County Department of Social Services and received benefits from the Steuben County Department of Social Services from 6/1/2021 to 5/31/2022 in the amount of $3,704.00 that she was not eligible to receive.
A Superior Court Warrant for Ms. White was issued by the Steuben County Court. Ms. White was charged with one count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, a class E Felony and one count of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D Felony. Ms. White was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Steuben County Department of Social Services Fraud and Legal Affairs Unit, and the District Attorney’s Office.