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Scammers could be pilfering $26 billion in fraudulent coronavirus pandemic unemployment claims: Labor Department Inspector General

Fraudsters are more aggressively targeting COVID-19-related unemployment insurance benefits designated for out-of-work Americans, government officials and nonprofits warn, lured by the more generous payouts the federal government is doling out because of the pandemic.

June 16, 2020 : ACFCS

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Riding the State Unemployment Fraud ‘Wave’

When a reliable method of scamming money out of people, companies or governments becomes widely known, underground forums and chat networks tend to light up with activity as more fraudsters pile on to claim their share. And that’s exactly what appears to be going on right now as multiple U.S. states struggle to combat a tsunami of phony Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims.

May 23, 2020 : Krebs on Security

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