By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Lawrence County inmate was sentenced for allegedly getting almost $14,000 in connection with pandemic unemployment benefits.READ MORE: Fall Foliage Report: Cooler Temperatures Bring In The Best Colors
Tylan Huddleston was sentenced to six months followed by two years of supervised release on a federal fraud charge.READ MORE: Lane Restriction On Northbound I-279 Lanes After Reported Vehicle Fire, Multi-Vehicle Crash
He’s accused of working with another person to get the benefits while he was in the Lawrence County Jail and awaiting trial on state charges.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Ed Gainey, Tony Moreno Take Debate Stage On KDKA
Prosecutors have said thousands of inmates statewide filed for over $100 million in coronavirus unemployment benefits.