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Pandemic unemployment benefits fraud could top $200B, firm says

Fox Business

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A VICTIM OF UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD, a computer security firm which verifies worker identities across 19 states, roughly 75% of the national population, finds that more than $200 billion in federal assistance for unemployed Americans may have been pocketed through fraud. The finding is more than triple the official government estimate of $63 billion, based on the 10% pre-pandemic fraud rate.


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