PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – A Peekskill man was arrested by state police and charged with unlawfully collecting unemployment last Wednesday.
Wagner Alava-Giler, 35, is accused of collecting at least $7,400 in unemployment benefits. He had certified that he was unemployed while actually working.
State police charged Alava-Giler with two first-degree felonies: offering a false instrument for filing and falsifying business records.
Alava-Giler was to appear in Peekskill Town Court today.
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