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Police: Woman stole $15,000 in unemployment insurance benefits


CATSKILL, N.Y. – State Police say they have arrested a woman for two felonies.

According to New York State Police, Rebecca McGowan, 46, was fraudulently obtaining unemployment insurance benefits by submitting false information and failing to disclose earned wages. Upon investigation, McGowan was allegedly receiving around $15,000 worth of benefits which she was not entitled to from 2011 to 2013.

McGowan has been charged with grand larceny in the 3rd and officering a false instrument for filing in the 1st.

He was arraigned in town court and was released to return at a later date.

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