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Why was the program always at risk of fraud?

The Reddit questions and threads began within days of the publication by the United States Small Business Administration of the names of thousands of companies that received loans under the Federal Salary Protection Program. Why, they asked, did a youth baseball league in Lafayette need a federal loan of $ …

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Detroit woman charged with $ 2 million unemployment fraud

DETROIT – A Detroit woman has been charged for her alleged role in a multi-million dollar unemployment insurance fraud scheme, according to authorities. Authorities said the plan aimed to defraud the State of Michigan and the United States Government of funds earmarked for unemployment assistance during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). …

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Maryland Officials Uncover $ 501 Million Unemployment Fraud Plan

Maryland officials have uncovered a massive unemployment fraud scheme that resulted in $ 501 million in fraudulent claims, Governor Larry Hogan (R) announced at a press conference on Wednesday. According to Hogan, more than 47,000 false claims were made using stolen identities and personal information acquired from previous data breaches. …

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