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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.
  • Newington Man Charged With Illegally Collecting Unemployment

    A 28-year-old man was charged Friday with collecting about $5,000 worth of unemployment benefits while he was employed, authorities said. Christopher R. Commins, of Newington, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community and...

    Could states afford jobless benefits if another recession hits?

    WASHINGTON Tens of billions of dollars in debt. Cuts to jobless aid that have been called "historic and disturbing." Unemployment insurance trust funds that are still clawing their way back to solvency. This is the Great Recession's legacy for the...

    Bridgeport Woman Charged With Illegally Collecting Unemployment

    A Bridgeport woman was charged Wednesday after authorities said she illegally collected about $3,000 in unemployment benefits. Christie M. Gray, 39, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation...

    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...