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SECTION 158.25
Welfare fraud in the first degree
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE J, ARTICLE 158
§ 158.25 Welfare fraud in the first degree.

A person is guilty of welfare fraud in the first degree when he or she
commits a fraudulent welfare act and thereby takes or obtains public
assistance benefits, and when the value of the public assistance
benefits exceeds one million dollars.

Welfare fraud in the first degree is a class B felony.