OFFICE OF THE CARVER COUNTY ATTORNEY
JAMES W. KEELER, JR. COUNTY ATTORNEY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Keeler
April 14, 2009 952.361.1400
County Attorney Charges Public Employee with Unemployment Fraud
Carver County Attorney Jim Keeler has filed a felony criminal charge against Charity Lynn Hendricks, 32, of
Chanhassen, Minnesota for fraudulently obtaining unemployment benefits.
Hendricks worked in the Carver County Auditor’s Office beginning in 2008. The criminal complaint alleges
that while working for Carver County, Hendricks unlawfully collected over $6,000.00 in unemployment
insurance benefits from the State of Minnesota. Hendricks resigned from her position at Carver County on
April 7, 2009.
Hendricks appeared in Carver County District Court on April 10, 2009 and was ordered to return to court on
April 28, 2009.
GOVERNMENT CENTER, JUSTICE CENTER 604 EAST FOURTH STREET CHASKA, MINNESOTA 55318-2102
PHONE: (952) 361-1400 FAX: (952) 361-1413