From the first person: a fraudster told how he steals money from Americans

In a Zoom session with the camera off, Mayow describes how he receives unemployment benefits backed by COVID-19 aid instead of the Americans who are entitled to the benefits. Such an international identity theft attack took at least $ 36 billion from ...

Congress is discussing a new version of financial aid to Americans

Senators are proposing a 4-month extension of the COVID-19 relief bill, which pays Americans an additional $ 300 per week in unemployment benefits. More details were told by CNBC. On December 14, senators proposed a bill according to which all people receiving ...

Some taxpayers are in for a nasty surprise in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a massive unemployment crisis in the United States. Although the unemployment rate has dropped since hitting an all-time high in April, millions of Americans are still out of work and rely on benefits to pay their bills. But it is these workers who can wait ...

In California, prisoners turned a scam and received $ 40 million in unemployment benefits

In California, prisoners managed to get at least $ 400 million in unemployment benefits. How they did it, writes CBS8. State lawmakers are calling for public hearings in the mass fraud case. Independent contractor Tyler Estabrook is one of the millions of unemployed people who depend ...

Millions of Americans will soon lose unemployment benefits: what's next

According to a new analysis, about 12 million unemployed people in the United States will lose their unemployment benefits the day after Christmas. According to experts, the reduction of benefits can lead many families to poverty, creating obstacles to economic recovery, writes CBS News. Two key government ...

Round two postponed again: how long are the 'coronavirus' benefits valid

After months of negotiations, Congress has so far failed to close yet another deal to help millions of low-income families, needy parents and small businesses across the country, CNBC writes. And the likelihood that this will change before the November 3 elections, by ...

$ 5 per week: without federal financial assistance, the unemployed may remain poor

It seems that the unemployed will not receive another increase in weekly benefits in the near future after US President Donald Trump stopped negotiations on financial assistance in connection with the coronavirus. Writes about this CNBC. This move has sharply dashed hopes for a deal on such ...

Some states have overpaid unemployment benefits and want to be refunded

Unemployment benefits are designed to help unemployed adults pay bills while they are looking for a new job. But this aid has become a headache for tens of thousands of people in Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states who were mistakenly overpaid by the state employment services ...

Financial aid from Trump on unemployment: when and how much will be paid in different states

Additional unemployment benefits of $ 300 and $ 400, sanctioned by President Trump, have already begun to be paid in a number of states. At the same time, many states continue to modify computer systems to begin processing extended benefits. This process has led many applicants to think about ...

Financial aid from Trump on unemployment: which states will pay extra $ 300 per week

Arizona, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Tennessee and Texas are the only states that have begun paying additional unemployment benefits initiated by US President Donald Trump, writes Fox Business. More than three weeks after Trump signed an executive order for partial restoration ...

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