A postman from West Palm Beach was found guilty in a federal court of seven counts of a $90,000 unemployment scam.
Yvenel Clotaire will be sentenced May 19 after last Friday in which he was found guilty of scamming with an access device, conspiring to commit fraud with a device and five counts of aggravated identity theft.
According to the indictment, Clotaire committed the fraud from December 2013 to May 2014. According to the Department of Justice, Clotaire gave between 50 and 60 addresses of people/ With addresses and stolen identity information such as Social Security numbers, the group filed false unemployment claims with the Florida Department.
Visa debit cards were sent to addresses that were on the Clotaire route. After that thanks to his work as a postman he intercepted the cards, Clotaire gave them to his accomplices so that later they extracted cash from ATMs. The entire plot amounts to $ 90,000.