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C-19 Unemployment Fraud

What portion of all Covid-19 unemployment benefits were paid to fraudsters?

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently published an investigation of Covid-19 unemployment benefit fraud. It found that "fraud accounted for 11-15% of the total amount of unemployment benefits paid during the pandemic," "likely between $100 billion and $135 billion." Averaged across the 131,202,000 households in the United States, this fraud cost every household $762 to $1,029.

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