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Man accused of receiving unemployment benefits while employed

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Terry Smith (Source: LMDC) Terry Smith (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man was served a summons for lying to the government about his earnings.

According to police, Terry Smith, 55, was receiving unemployment benefits from March 15, 2008 until June 21, 2008. For 17 weeks, he received at least $100 dollars a week.

Smith failed to report that he was working during the time and continued to accept unemployment, totaling $5,100.

He is being charged with making false statements to prevent a reduction in benefits. He is scheduled  to appear in court on March 20.

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