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Man Sentenced for Unemployment Fraud

| June 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Cumberland Center, Maine, man will spend two days in jail following his conviction for fraudulently receiving unemployment insurance payments. Fifty-six-year-old John Willis was sentenced to 48 hours in Cumberland County Jail and ordered to pay restitution of $15,159. State officials accused him of working while collecting unemployment benefits. Willis was […]

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Unemployment Fraud

| September 25, 2013

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s labor department says an Aroostook County man has been convicted of fraudulently collecting unemployment insurance benefits while he was employed. The Department of Labor said on Wednesday that Edward Spence of Perham was convicted for unemployment fraud on Tuesday. He’s to serve 10 months of a four-year sentence and […]

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