Unemployment fraud continues to rise during the coronavirus pandemic.
- The spike in fraudulent activity during the pandemic has been unprecedented, Swetnam said Monday at a House Ways and Means Committee minority roundtable entitled “$60 Billion and Counting: The Consequences of Unchecked Pandemic Unemployment Fraud.”
- “In Indiana, my section experienced a 1,500% increase in identify theft fraud reports in 2020,” said Swetnam. “We are on track to set a new record for 2021.”
SOURCE – JUSTTHENEWS