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You aren't wrong to be skeptical of the author/purpose of the article but the claims that are being made are very likely to be true. I have a friend in my states unemployment office and another friend in a different states department of labor. Both have been complaining about the rampant, and obvious, fraud for months. Early in the pandemic someone tried to file a claim in my wifes name and it was shut down during employment verification but the federal funds may have been sent anyway.

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