A woman in suburban New York City has been arrested oncharges of filing fake domestic violence reports in order to get preferentialtreatment for subsidized housing.
According to the New York City Department of Investigationsaid the 44 year-old Yonkers woman was arrested after she filed fraudulentapplications and forged police reports and a court order of protection. Sheused the documents to apply for housing through the New York City HousingAuthority.
There are over 130,000 people waiting for the subsidizedhousing vouchers known as Section 8. Domestic violence victims are givenpreference.
If convicted the woman could face up to seven years inprison.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of domesticviolence, please contact the Raleigh Divorce Lawyers of Marshall & Taylor,P.C. by calling 919-833-1040.