Hornell Woman Is Accused Of Buying A Welfare Card

May 10, 2021

From The Sheriff’s Dept:

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on May 5, 2021, Investigators of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Maxine G. Huddle, age 64, of Harrington Place, Hornell New York. It is alleged that on 09/13/2020, Ms. Huddle purchased and used another person’s benefit card issued by the Steuben County Department of Social Services. As a result, Ms. Huddle obtained benefits which she was not entitled nor authorized to receive. Ms. Huddle is charged with one count of Criminal use of a Public Benefit Card in the Second Degree. Ms. Huddle will appear in the Village of Bath Court at a later date. Charges are expected at a later date for the subject that sold the benefit card to Ms. Huddle.

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.