A Putnam County man has been arrested on fraud charges.
33 year old Richard Lewis Smith of Roachdale allegedly received approximately $90,000 in unemployment benefits over a three year span.
A complaint was filed by Wal-Mart that alleged Smith was working while receiving benefits.
A pretrial hearing is set for April 10th.
Smith is being held in the Putnam County Jail on $20,000 bond.
If Smith is convicted he could be sentenced to up to 8 years in prison and a $10,000 in fines.