Son of Monroe County Republican Committee Chair Bill Reilich pleads guilty to unemployment fraud
Posted at: 10/17/2012 1:27 PM
The son of Monroe County Republican Committee Chair Bill Reilich has taken a plea deal.
William Reilich Jr. pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of offering a false instrument in Rochester City Court Wednesday morning. The felony counts against him were dismissed with the plea.
Reilich Jr. received about $7,700 in unemployment benefits while he was working as a mechanic at the Monroe County Department of Transportation. News10NBC has learned Reilich Jr. currently works at the airport.
The 31-year-old will work 12 weekend days as a sentence. He has paid $7,700 in restitutions for his crimes.