WI Lawmakers Put Scammers Under the Microscope

WI Lawmakers Put Scammers Under the Microscope

Wisconsin’s Republicans in Washington D.C. want to know how much of Wisconsin’s unemployment payments have gone to scammers.

Republican Senator Ron Johnson, along with Congressmen Bryan Steil, Mike Gallagher and Scott Fitzgerald, all asked the U.S. Department of Labor for an audit of Wisconsin’s unemployment system. Johnson says other states have reported millions of dollars in wasted payments, and he wants to know how much money Wisconsin may have lost. Johnson says overall, the county has seen billions of dollars in waste, fraud, and abuse in the unemployment system.

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