Albany woman admits to stealing $200k from Department of Labor

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An Albany woman pleaded guilty to stealing more than $200,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits.

Kahleke Taylor, 21, admits to soliciting other people’s information on social media to make false unemployment insurance applications on the Department of Labor’s website.

Taylor pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. She’ll pay back the full $207,000 in restitution.