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Ebay saleswoman arrested for welfare fraud

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Posted at 10:06 AM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 10:06:42-04

Audrey L. Goerss, a 75-year-old Machias native, is scheduled to appear in the City of Olean Court on August 1 at 9 a.m. 

Goerss failed to report income she received from sales on eBay. As a result, she fradulently obtained $5,075 in food stamps. 

Goerss was arrested for welfare fraud in the third degree, grand larceny in the third degree, and two counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree. 

The suspect turned herself in at the City of Olean Court.