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Am I going to jail?

I have been receiving FL Unemployment benefits for 9 months. About 90 days ago I landed a job. I neglected to notify the Unemployment office and have been collecting both checks. I have since notified them (cancelled benefits check) BUT I am fearful that they are going to come after me! What realistically is going to happen here??? The original application says this is a Class 3 Felony. Am I going to jail???? Hellllllllp!

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Be proactive. Contact their office about what happened and how to return the money. Don't wait for them to figure out and come after you.

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It is a felony that you committed but you do not have to go to jail. You can find a good excuse on what to tell the authorities, which might lead to a fine. It is also good that you get much more advise from an experienced lawyer about the issue.

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you will have to pay it back and maybe a fine.

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probably not jail, definite fine

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If they go thru with the investigation & find out that u falsely accepted the benefits while working. U will have to pay them back..... If it goes thru the court system & the judge signs a warrant u will be picked up but can get out on bond... This happened to my neighbor & she spend 17 hrs in jail before they posted bond. She had to get a lawyer, go to court & now is spending time doin community service & is seeing a parole officer once a month.... U will prolly have a felony on ur background for so many years... This was in ky tho.... Good luck to you!!!!!!

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Probably just a fine i doubt jail

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Pay it back b4 they press charges!

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