Elkhart man admits unemployment fraud

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

ELKHART, Ind. An Elkhart man says he's guilty of collecting unemployment insurance benefits while working full-time.

Michael Griffis, 55, pleaded guilty to unemployment insurance fraud, a class C felony.

The court ordered Griffis to pay $8,200 in benefits he received, as well as $3,800 in penalties.

He was also sentenced to two years in jail and six years of probation.

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