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Tennessee Couple Sentenced To Prison For Unemployment Compensation Fraud


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Earl Lafayette Hall, III, age 37, of Arlington, Tennessee, was sentenced on February 15, 2018, to 116 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo for conspiracy, mail fraud, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft charges related to an unemployment compensation fraud scheme. Hall’s wife, Renita Blunt, age 33, was sentenced to 29months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release on January 17, 2018, for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and aggravated identity theft counts.