Summerville man admits to defrauding CT out of $300,000

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Ralph Hymans, 87, pled guilty on Thursday to one count of mail fraud.

Hymans admitted to cheating Connecticut out of approximately $313,000 over 14 years. Hymans revealed that each year from 1995 to 2009, he told the Department of Labor that he was employed and let go by a company called Monroe Management. He continued collecting unemployment even after moving to South Carolina.

Hymans could get up to 20 years when sentenced on June 14th.

The State has more information about the situation; check it out here.

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