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Oakfield Fire Dept. treasurer arrested

Posted June 24th, 2014 @ 6:35pm by Bud Lowell

The treasurer of the Oakfield Fire Department has been arrested by State Police for allegedly embezzling department funds.


The State Comptroller's Office says Samantha Hilchey of Batavia was arrested after an audit turned up the missing funds. An investigation traced the loss to Hilchey.


The 31 year old woman is accused of siphoning off more than $6,000 from the village fire department and using it to pay her bills and for spending money. She's been charged with 3rd degree grand larceny


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