Unemployment Fraud from Prisons Has Cost State Millions

Governing: Scammers have made off with hundreds of millions of dollars meant for unemployed Californians using the names of jail and prison inmates, according to district attorneys across the state.

A letter from a task force of district attorneys asked Gov. Gavin Newsom for his personal involvement and significant resources to fight "what appears to be the most significant fraud on taxpayer funds in California history."

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