Unemployment Fraud Attempts Escalate In Md.

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The Maryland Department of Labor said Monday it has found more than half-a-million fraudulent unemployment claims in the last six weeks. A total of 1.3-million fraudulent claims have been flagged in Maryland since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Larry Hogan said the state has been adding new security measures to prevent, detect and…

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Md. To Cease Paying Enhanced Unemployment Benefits


Maryland will stop distributing enhanced pandemic federal unemployment benefits, and will reinstate work search requirements. Governor Larry Hogan said Tuesday that the programs have brought important temporary relief, but as more people get vaccinated for COVID-19 many businesses say they can’t find the workers they need. The state informed the federal administration that it will…

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