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New Jersey resident arrested for welfare fraud in Sullivan County

April 5, 2013

On April 5, 2013 State Police at Liberty arrested BOBBY BONNICI, age 57 of Mays Landing, New Jersey after a joint investigation with the Sullivan County Division of Family Services Fraud Investigation Team. Investigation revealed that Bonnici filed false paperwork with the Sullivan County Department of Social Services in an attempt to receive public benefits.

Bonnici filed paperwork with the county stating that he resided at an address in Monticello. Investigation showed that Bonnici has never resided in Sullivan County, and has a most recent address in the State of New Jersey. Bonnici was charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st degree, and felony. He was arraigned in the Town of Liberty Court and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $5000.00 cash bail.