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Former Fort Johnson resident gets prison for unemployment lie

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A second-time felony offender will spend 1 1⁄2 to three years in prison for lying to obtain unemployment benefits. Harold Wooster, 51, formerly of Fort Johnson, was sentenced Wednesday in Schenectady County Court on a previous guilty plea to the charge of falsifying business records. He submitted documents to the state Department of Labor saying that he wasn’t employed from September 2010 to November 2011, when in fact he worked in the construction field during ...

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