Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
Cuba man arrested for welfare fraud, filing a false instrument
On August 7, 2019, SP Amity Troopers arrested Scott M. Griffiths, 50, of Cuba, NY for two counts of Filing a False Instrument 1st Degree and one count of Welfare Fraud 5th Degree.
An investigation led Troopers to discover Griffiths had filed false paperwork with Allegany County DSS while applying for public assistance.
Griffiths was arrested and released with an appearance ticket returnable to Belmont Village Court where he is due to appear later this month.