Update On Maryland's "Massive" Unemployment Fraud Scheme | WYPR

Update On Maryland's "Massive" Unemployment Fraud Scheme

Jul 16, 2020

Gov. Hogan announcing the fraud on Wednesday.
Credit Photo by Rachel Baye/WYPR

Yesterday afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Secretary of Labor Tiffany Robinson announced that over the Fourth of July weekend, the state had uncovered a huge fraud scheme involving unemployment insurance.

WYPR State House reporter Rachel Baye joins Tom to discuss the latest regarding what Hogan called a massive identity theft scheme that led to more than 47,500 fraudulent unemployment insurance claims worth more than than $501 million.