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  • Accidently on Purpose

    Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
  • More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week
    The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose for the second straight week yet remained at a low level that is consistent with more hiring. Applications increased 12,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 294,000, the Labor Department said...

    West Hartford Man Gets 21 Months For Fraud

    NEW BRITAIN — A West Hartford man was sentenced to 21 months in prison Friday for illegally collecting unemployment compensation, supplemental nutrition assistance benefits and defrauding Medicaid, officials said. Troy D. Williams, 40, of South...

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000
    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. Yet even with the increase, applications for jobless aid remain low, a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month. Weekly applications rose 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000, the Labor...

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid plunge

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid plunge
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped significantly last week, a sign of a strong job market despite evidence of tepid economic growth in the opening months of 2015. Weekly applications for jobless aid fell 20,000 to a...