A 39-yr-previous Spring Valley man faces potential jail time after being indicted on a felony cost of falsely acquiring unemployment funds.

Jason Beitel of 5 Banker St. has been accused of fraudulently submitting paperwork in search of funds from the state. A grand jury charged Beitel with first-diploma providing a false instrument for submitting, which carries a most of seven years in jail.

Beitel was charged based mostly on an investigation by the Rockland County District Lawyer’s Workplace Particular Investigations Unit that exposed that he did house enchancment providers and received paid by a number of clients, District Lawyer Thomas Zugibe stated.

Beitel allegedly fraudulently submitted two WA-1 varieties indicating he had not carried out work on a paid or unpaid foundation, Zugibe stated.

Employers throughout the state contribute to the Unemployment Insurance coverage Belief Fund, Zugibe stated. When the fund is pressured to pay out due to a fraudulent declare, the employers should pay extra, which means shoppers can pay extra as properly, he stated.

“Those that commit unemployment insurance coverage fraud are usually not solely dishonest the system, they’re stealing instantly from the taxpayers,” Zugibe stated.

Beitel has been launched after posting $1,000 bail following his arraignment in Ramapo Justice Courtroom. He’s scheduled to seem in Chestnut Ridge Justice Courtroom on Jan. 25 on expenses being prosecuted by Government Assistant District Lawyer Richard Kennison Moran.

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