Cheboygan Man Sentenced for Welfare Fraud - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Cheboygan Man Sentenced for Welfare Fraud

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New details on a Cheboygan man who committed welfare fraud.

David Alexander Jewell plead guilty to welfare fraud in Cheboygan County Tuesday. 

Jewell admitted that he received welfare money from the state and was not reporting his actual income.

Jewell had a job within the county and did not disclose his employment or his benefits.

He collected up to $500 more than he should have.

He will be serving 30 days in jail..