Couple accused of providing false information to Social Services

Published Aug 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

VILLAGE OF LOWVILLE — A Copenhagen couple was charged Thursday with providing false information to the Lewis County Department of Social Services, according to an announcement by local law enforcement
investigators.

Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies said James A. Comfort, 43, and Cacee M. Comfort, 34,
both of 9945 Route 12, provided false information regarding welfare benefits.

Cacee Comfort was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, fourth-
degree welfare fraud and fourth-degree grand larceny, all class E felonies, the sheriff’s
deputies said.

Her husband James was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud and fourth-degree grand larceny, the law enforcers added.

Both appeared in Village Court and were released on their own recognizance to await further court action, officials added.