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February 7, 2018   Illinois Man Charged with Operating Unemployment Benefits Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme (U.S. Department of Justice )
July 14, 2017   Torrington woman charged with collecting deceased man’s unemployment benefits (Fox 61)
May 24, 2017   East Hartford woman charged with unemployment compensation fraud (Journal Inquirer)
April 7, 2017   Bridgeport Woman Charged With Illegally Collecting $32K In Unemployment (Bridgeport Daily Voice)
March 29, 2017   State fraud arrests hit 200 (Republican American)
March 28, 2017   CT nets $1.8M from unemployment cheaters (Hartford Business Journal)
March 28, 2017   Connecticut nabs 200th ‘cheater’ claiming jobless benefits (The Hour)
February 3, 2017  

Middletown Woman Charged with Fraudulently Collecting Nearly $23K in Unemployment Benefits  (Middletown Patch)

January 26, 2017   Woman jailed in phony benefits scheme (Hartford Courant)
January 25, 2017   New York Woman Sentenced to Prison for Operating Unemployment Benefits Fraud Scheme (U.S. Department of Justice )
November 24, 2016   6th man charged in Ellington company unemployment fraud (Journal Inquirer)
November 21, 2016   3 Hondurans, 2 living in EH, charged with unemployment fraud (Journal Inquirer)
July 29, 2016   Connecticut man illegally collected unemployment while in prison (New Haven Register)
July 27, 2016   Norwich man charged with fraudulently collecting unemployment compensation (The Day)
April 8, 2016   Vernon woman charged with unemployment fraud (Hartford Courant)
April 6, 2016  

Vernon woman accused of fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits (Journal Inquirer)

March 3, 2016   Part-time Quinnipiac professor accused of unemployment fraud (New Haven Register)
March 3, 2016   College professor accused of unemployment fraud (Hartford Courant)
February 29, 2016   New Britain man charged for illegally collecting unemployment benefits (WTNH Connecticut News)
February 29, 2016   CT man caught using dead woman's SSN for unemployment (Danbury News Times)
February 19, 2016   Waterbury Man Charged with Larceny, Unemployment Compensation Fraud  (CT Post)
January 8, 2016   Feds: Scheme had fake workers collect unemployment  (CT Post)
January 8, 2016   Multi-state unemployment scam detected in CT ends in conviction (Hartford Business Journal)
January 6, 2016   Woman Who Defrauded Unemployment Gets 51 Months In Federal Prison (Courant)
November 23, 2015   EH man takes plea deal on unemployment fraud, faces deportation (Journal Inquirer)
November 21, 2015   State recovers $400,000 in illegal unemployment claims, arrests 125 (Journal Inquirer)
November 19, 2015   Fraud Program Recoups $1M-Plus; State Notes Nearly 80 Convictions (PDF, 39KB)
November 19, 2015   Partnership recoups $1M in fraudulent unemployment benefits (Hartford Business Journal)
June 11, 2015  

East Hartford woman gets 6 years for unemployment fraud (PDF, 77KB)

June 11, 2015   “Chasing Cheaters” Partnership Brings 100th Arrest In Combating Unemployment Insurance Fraud (The Republican American)
June 11, 2015   CT News Junkie: Statewide Sting Nets 100th Unemployment Fraud Arrest (CT News Junkie)
May 30, 2014   Crackdown on unemployment insurance fraud in Connecticut results in 50 arrests (The Republic)
May 29, 2014   More than 50 people in Connecticut charged with illegally collecting $2 million in unemployment benefits (The New Haven Register)
May 28, 2014   'Chasing Cheaters' Campaign: More Than 50 Accused Of Bogus Unemployment Claims  (Hartford Courant)
October 28, 2013  

Manchester Electrician Charged With Unemployment Fraud  (Journal Inquirer)

August 26, 2013  

DOL Cracking Down On Unemployment Fraud (Office of Legislative Research Reporter [OLR])

July 19, 2013   New Haven woman charged with fraud, identity theft (New Haven Register)
June 28, 2013   CNB with the Department of Labor and the Chief State's Attorney on Unemployment Compensation Fraud (CT-N Web Site)
June 28, 2013   Program to Catch Unemployment Fraud (News 8
June 28, 2013   New Partnership in CT Combats Unemployment Insurance Fraud (


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