PITTSBURGH, PA – A former resident of Chicago, IL, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, PA on a charges of mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. The seven-count Superseding Indictment, returned on Oct. 4, named Christian Matthews, 33, as the sole defendant. According to the Superseding Indictment, Matthews fraudulently obtained personal identifying information belonging to other people and used it, without permission, to file claims for pandemic-related unemployment benefits in several states. The resulting benefits were sent via the United States mail and interstate commercial carriers
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