California unemployment fraud could top $10 billion, with flood of claims coming from overseas

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Detected in several other counties. The number of identified cases of unemployment fraud continues to rise. Call founder and CEO of Idea dot Me told The Los Angeles Times. The California may have paid out nearly $10 billion in phony coronavirus unemployment claims. Some of that money has gone to organized crime in several countries, along with inmates and prisoners across the U. S. The employment development departments do director called it an unprecedented criminal assault of the benefit system redesign says the department is still trying to determine how much fraud was actually committed. Last month, the unemployment development Department suspended payment on 1.4 million claims until they could be verified. Hollis company was hired by the DVD, and since October, he says his firm has

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