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Washington state lost ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to unemployment fraud (seattletimes.com)
9 points by samspenc 11 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

OMG, Washington State, I live near Seattle, Inslee is a complete idiot. I have gotten several letters telling me my unemployment is on its way, I keep going online to the web site and telling them no, I have not filed a complaint. Then say we have frozen your ability to file a complaint. Total incompetence. Also they set up a tattle tail web site to report violators of the covid stay at home order. Then the identities of all of the people who made reports got stolen and promptly everyone on the list got unemployment claims made. Unbelievable.

Please stay firmly tucked away while the scammers raid $100 for every man, woman, and child in our state. :-P

This is epic, even by the advanced standards of bureaucratic stupidity. Hats off to the Nigerian scammers, now that we no longer have a fourth estate to alert us to such ineptitude.

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