Elkhart Co. man sentenced for unemployment fraud

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART CO., Ind.--- An Elkhart County man has learned his punishment for stealing government property and receiving unemployment insurance while working.

Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Adam Shetler received benefits through the State of Indiana from January 2009 to December 2010.

He told the Department of Work Force Development weekly that he was not working when he was actually employed.

Shetler was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay $32,000 in restitution.

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