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APRIL 5, Wyoming Briefs


April 4, 2019

Gillette man guilty of unemployment fraud

GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man accused of defrauding the Wyoming Unemployment Insurance program has pleaded guilty to the charge.

Gerald Roderick-Jackson, also known as David Jackson, was convicted in Natrona County District Court of under-reporting his income to continue receiving unemployment insurance benefits. Under state law, that constitutes fraud.

Roderick-Jackson pleaded guilty to obtaining benefits by fraud and was ordered to pay $982 in restitution plus $735 in fines and fees.

Robin Cooley, director for the Wyoming Department of W...

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