PA Treasury, Labor and Industry Recapture $800 Million in UC Fraud

State Treasurer Stacy Garrity and Acting Secretary of Labor & Industry Jennifer Berrier have announced that the two agencies have recaptured nearly $800 million of unemployment benefits targeted by fraudsters. 

The vast majority was connected to the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program. The department discovered the fraud in mid-May 2020, and the agencies made the first criminal referral by late May. Treasury and Labor continue to work with various law enforcement agencies. Click here for more.  

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