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Woman Arrested For Receiving Unemployment Benefits While Employed

A woman was arrested on Thursday for receiving unemployment benefits while being employed.
30-year-old Tonya LaFountain (Credit: New York State Police)
30-year-old Tonya LaFountain (Credit: New York State Police)
MORRISONVILLE, N.Y. - A woman was arrested on Thursday for receiving unemployment benefits while being employed.

Police say 30-year-old Tonya LaFountain received $8,337.25 in New York State Unemployment Benefits between July 2011 and September 2011 and between October 2012 and June 2013.

LaFountain was charged with 3rd degree grand larceny, 1st degree falsifying business records, and 1st degree offering a false instrument for filing.

She is scheduled to reappear in court on January 13.
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