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Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs

With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud as they scramble to update security systems and block scammers who already have siphoned billions of dollars from pandemic-related jobless programs. The fraud is fleecing taxpayers, delaying legitimate payments and turning thousands of […]

SWFL resident can’t get unemployment checks to stop coming after finding work again

More than a million Floridians have applied for unemployment benefits since mid-march and many have gotten through—but others have tried for weeks and have gotten nothing. One man is experiencing a problem you have not heard with the troubled system. Rick Baker is back to work but his unemployment checks are still being deposited into […]