DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Three residents from Dauphin County have been charged for fraudulently applying for and receiving more than $140,000 in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) funding.
“These defendants took advantage of a program meant to help Pennsylvania families put food on the table,” Attorney General Shapiro said. “We’re committed to shutting down scammers and protecting public funds wherever they’re found.”
The Dauphin County individuals are just three of 35 that Shapiro charged with PUA fraud to date.
Police charged Tyreese Lewis, 20, Kymaury Goldsby, 21, and Dorien Ervin, 21, each for applying for and receiving PUA benefits using stolen and solicited personal information. Lewis was also charged for assisting individuals in completing 19 applications using other’s personal information.
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