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Unemployment Benefits

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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.
  • Audit: Unemployment fund back in the black

    A new report says the state's unemployment benefits fund finished the 2013-14 fiscal year in the black for the first time in years. The Legislative Audit Bureau released a report Wednesday that showed the fund grew from a negative $208.4 million as of...

    Debate About A $60M Unemployment Tax Waiver Is Not What It Seems

    Debate About A $60M Unemployment Tax Waiver Is Not What It Seems
    Like most Connecticut employers, state Rep. Dave Rutigliano and his partners will have to pay a surcharge of $154 per worker in January, part of the payback for federal loans to the state's unemployment insurance fund. That's on top of regular...

    Stamford Man Charged With Unemployment Fraud

    A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with collecting more than $16,000 in unemployment benefits while he was working, state officials said. Terrell L. Lewis, 39, of Wilson Street, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community and...

    Man sentenced for role in stealing $1.5M in jobless benefits

    A Newark man was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for his role in an unemployment fraud scheme that authorities said was one of the largest in state history. Terry Dilligard II pleaded guilty in April to theft by deception and money laundering....