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9:41 am
Thu July 12, 2012

State attempting to reclaim bogus jobless benefits

Last year the state paid 30-million dollars to people who fraudulently claimed eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits. The state has a new way to crack down and get the money back. Ben Johnson of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says some of the scam artists collect benefits even though they are working, while others collect them without obeying a rule that requires them to actively seek a job.