LARCENY OVER $250.00 BY SINGLE SCHEME
36 COUNTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FRAUD – Continued Without a Finding for 90 days
BMC, Central- A young woman was accused of stealing more than $18,000.00 in fraudulent benefits from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance. The woman was facing a mandatory minimum of 18 years if convicted. The independent investigation showed her belief in being entitled to the funds and working day and night at 2 jobs to keep up with crushing student debt. The Attorney General's Office, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, and Russell Defense Firm reached a favorable settlement with no presentation to the grand jury and called for dismissal of all charges after just 90 days probation.