Audit finds New York lost $11 billion to unemployment fraud in 2020

Audit finds New York lost  billion to unemployment fraud in 2020

New York let fraudsters make off with at least $11 billion in taxpayer cash as unemployment claims skyrocketed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic — aided by loosened eligibility rules and an already crumbling state unemployment system, Comptroller Tom DiNapoli charged Tuesday. The $11 billion was lost in 2020 under then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo, for … Read more