New York State Division of State Police

09/16/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2019 15:06

Cohoes man charged in unemployment fraud


On September 14, 2019, State Police in Latham arrested 40-year-old Anthony S. Sala of Cohoes, for Grand Larceny 3rd degree ( D felony ), Falsifying Business Records 1st degree ( E felony), and Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st degree ( E felony).
Sala was charged after an investigation revealed that he made false statements to the New York State Department of Labor in order to receive $10,830.00 in unemployment benefits that he was not entitled to.
Sala was taken into custody at his residence and tranported to SP Latham for processing. He was issued an appearance ticket and is due in Cohoes City Court on September 17, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.