posted on July 13, 2012 17:09
A former Batavia man pled guilty to a felony count of offering a false document in Genesee County court Friday.
36-year old Michael Schramm submitted the forms to the County’s social services department and failed report he was working on a Niagara County farm.
Schramm was originally charged in May with two counts of offering a false instrument for filing and grand larceny.
As a second offender Schramm faces 1 ½ to 3 years in prison and as part of his plea deal he must repay $17,026.39 in restitution. He has also been disqualified from receiving food stamps benefits and temporary assistance benefits.
Schramm is in jail on $25,000 bail, he will be sentenced in September.
His wife Deborah Schramm has also been charged in connection with the case.