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December 2, 2013

Welfare-fraud sweep nets 14 in Clinton County

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Liza M. Moulton, 28, of Plattsburgh was charged with third-degree welfare fraud and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. She allegedly received $3,334.62 in medical assistance benefits for which she was not eligible to receive by not reporting her income. She is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 5. Her attorney is Matthew Favro.

Elizabeth Muzzy, 46, of Vermontville was charged with third-degree grand larceny. Muzzy is alleged to have failed to report her household income and to have received $3,426.67 in medical assistance benefits to which she was not entitled. Muzzy is set to appear for a pre-trial conference Dec. 4. Tina Soloski will act as counsel.

Neil Muzzy, 39, of Vermontville was charged with third-degree grand larceny and is alleged to have received $3,426.67 in medical assistance benefits he was not entitled to receive by not reporting his household income. Muzzy has a pre-trial conference scheduled for Dec. 4. His attorney is William Meconi.

Heather Recore, 43, of Plattsburgh was charged with third-degree grand larceny and three counts of offering a false instrument for filing. Recore allegedly received $4,052.47 in mileage voucher reimbursement to which she was not entitled. Recore’s case was transferred from Plattsburgh Town Court to Plattsburgh City Court, and a pre-trial conference is scheduled for Dec. 18. Recore is represented by Miriam Hadden.

Phyliss A. Rock, 58, of Morrisonville was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Rock allegedly defrauded the government by receiving $2,739.09 in medical assistance benefits she was not entitled to by failing to report her employment. Rock is scheduled to appear in court for a pre-trial conference Dec. 6 with her attorney, Michael Phillips.

Marcel A. Bibeau, 47, of Plattsburgh was charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Bibeau is alleged to have illegally received $3,006.86 in public assistance benefits after failing to report his employment. His case was transferred from Plattsburgh City Court to County Court. He remained in the Clinton County Jail Friday without bail, according to the County Sheriff’s Department. Bibeau will appear in court at a later date. His attorney is Rebecca Fox.

Email Felicia Krieg:fkrieg@pressrepublican.comTwitter: @FeliciaKrieg

 

 

TIP LINE The DA's Office has an online tip line for citizens to anonymously report fraud at the top right-hand side of the Clinton County District Attorney's website, which can be accessed through www.clintoncountygov.com.

 

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