Brevard Crime News

Florida Man Charged for Fraudulent Unemployment Benefits Claims Intended for Those Affected by COVID-19

Joel Bellegarde, 30, of Doral, Florida, was arrested and charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, and aggravated identity theft, for submitting fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits to the State of Oklahoma, benefits which were intended for Oklahoma residents who had lost their jobs due to the economic impact of COVID-19. […]