Fradulent Unemployment Claims

The new federal stimulus bill passed by Congress late last month, which extended unemployment benefits for 11 more weeks, also came with a new verification process that has created even more problems for some unemployed Kentuckians.The new verification system was designed to prevent fraudulent claims, which Governor Andy Beshear’s general counsel Amy Cubbage said is a growing problem.“A number of those claims appear to be fraudulent,” Cubbage said when discussing the 90,000 unprocessed claims remaining in Kentucky. “We can’t verify the identity of a number of those.”

Source: MG News

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