Fraud Stoppers in PA
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry takes unemployment fraud seriously and is committed to monitoring, identifying, and stopping fraudsters in their tracks. L&I utilizes numerous fraud-detection measures and works with the National Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force and other partners, including the FBI, Homeland Security and additional law enforcement agencies, the PA Treasury, and the state attorney general's office, to identify and block new fraud methods and stop fraud attempts.
If you are a victim of unemployment fraud, have received benefits in your name that you did not apply for, or know of anyone receiving unemployment benefits illegally, please visit our Report Fraud page to get started.
To access L&I press releases, please access the Labor & Industry Newsroom.
Feds Charge 19 Defendants with Pandemic Fraud of over $24 Million
June 22, 2022
PHILADELPHIA - United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero, together with other federal law enforcement officials announced today charges against 19 defendants for defrauding federal programs funded by the CARES Act and designed to provide a financial safety net for Americans during the pandemic. Collectively these defendants sought to defraud the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program of over $24 million.
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