Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that fourteen individuals were indicted on Wednesday, by a federal Grand Jury.  The indictments charge each person with, among other things, Embezzling Public Funds, namely unemployment insurance payments administered by the Illinois and Missouri Departments of Employment Security.  The total amount of fraudulent overpayments alleged in the 14 indictments is $351,005.87.  Among the individuals charged are 41-year old Clarence Budde III of New Baden, 37-year old Melonetria McCallum of O’Fallon, 46-year old Quintin Redd of Fairview Heights and 48-year old Rickey Watson of Belleville.