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Schenectady welfare fraud suspect facing perjury counts

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A city woman accused of illegally taking $35,000 in welfare benefits is now facing perjury counts. Bindra Boodhwa, 50, of 1121 Congress St., was arraigned Friday on two separate indictments, one accusing her of the welfare fraud and the other of perjury. She pleaded not guilty to all charges. Boodhwa is accused of taking food stamps and Medicaid benefits for herself and her three children that she wasn’t entitled to from Jan. 1, 2008 through ...

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February 9, 2013
7:57 a.m.

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It took 4 years to catch her? Fire the case manager, she was NOT doing her jopb. I'm tired of 1-800-loafers.

February 9, 2013
1:25 p.m.

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She probably had two or three case managers without counting staff turnover, and changes in programatic emphasis. At one time, long ago, workers were actually trained to case residences at night, to discern 'male silhouettes' on curtains and window shades. This in an attempt to enforce 'man in the house rules.'