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Port Chester Man Faces Illegal Jobless Aid Charges

State Ppolice charged a Port Chester man with illegally collecting unemployment.
State Ppolice charged a Port Chester man with illegally collecting unemployment. Photo Credit: New York State Police

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- New York State Police charged a Port Chester man with unlawfully collecting unemployment benefits on Thursday, Nov. 20, officials said.

Osvaldo Lopez, 33, was charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing after allegedly collecting more than $7,000 of unemployment benefits between July and November 2012. Lopez claimed to be unemployed when he was in fact gainfully employed at the time, police said.

Lopez is scheduled to appear in Port Chester Village Court on Monday, Dec. 1, police said.

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