Woman Accused of Stealing Thousands in Unemployment Benefits

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom
 A Rockford woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits.

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A Rockford woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits.

The Attorney General’s office alleges 49-year-old Margaret Smith got more than $18,000 in benefits under false pretenses. According to the investigation, Smith called the unemployment office claiming she was without a job when she was actually working.

She faces up to 25 years in prison.


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