Sex Offender Charged with Welfare Fraud

A man who pleaded guilty earlier this week to not registering with the New York State Sex Offender Registry is now also charged with welfare fraud.

42-year-old Darryl Myers of Olean is accused of not report his income from scrapping to the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services.

Sheriff’s deputies say he received $795 in cash assistance and SNAP benefits he wasn’t entitled to between October of last year and earlier this month.

As for the sex offense, Myers sexually abused a 14-year-old girl back in 2001. He is scheduled for sentencing on May 27 for not registering with the state.


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