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Port Chester Man, 34, Charged With Unlawfully Collecting Unemployment

Victor Michaga, 34, was charged with unlawfully collecting unemployment.
Victor Michaga, 34, was charged with unlawfully collecting unemployment. Photo Credit: New York State Police

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- New York State Police have charged a Port Chester man with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a Class E felony, officials said.

Victor Michaga, 34, was arrested following a complaint from the state Department of Labor Special Investigation Division. According to the division, Michaca allegedly collected more than $27,000 worth of unemployment benefits. He allegedly certified to the Department of Labor weekly that he was unemployed despite being employed at the time.

Michaga is scheduled to appear Oct. 2 in the City of White Plains Court.

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