Updated: 07/15/2014 5:17 PM
Created: 07/15/2014 4:08 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff
A Halfmoon couple is accused of collecting $43,000 in illegal public benefits.
Police say the benefits were collected between 2009 and 2014.
Sara Mohsenizadeh, 48, and Mohammad Amir Haghdel, 46, now face several charges including grand larceny and welfare fraud.
Both are out on bail, and scheduled to appear in court at a later date.