켐브렐 아모드 톰킨스, 33, 월요일 마이애미 연방 법원에서 1건의 무단 액세스 장치 사기 및 1건의 가중 신원 도용 혐의에 대해 유죄를 인정했습니다., 법원 기록에 따르면. 그는 얼굴을 12 years in prison at his scheduled Jan. 6 선고.
According to a plea agreement, Thompkins used the stolen identities of numerous Florida residents to obtain fraudulent unemployment insurance benefits from the state of California. California distributed these unemployment benefit funds as debit cards, which were mailed to addresses associated with Thompkins in Miami and nearby Aventura, 검사는 말했다.
In August and September 2020, Thompkins used these debit cards to withdraw funds at various ATMs in Miami-Dade County, 검사는 말했다. They said the scheme involved approximately $ 300,000 in California unemployment insurance funds, out of which about $ 230,000 of the funds were withdrawn.
Thompkins was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots in 2013 and has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders and New York Jets.
Congress passed the Covid Aid, 구조, and Economic Security Act last year to help individuals and businesses financially survive the COVID-19 pandemic, including through the provision of federal funds to state unemployment insurance benefit programs.