/ Modified aug 28, 2020 4:40 p.m.

Greater scrutiny on fraudulent unemployment claims in Arizona

DES has paid out more than $9 billion in unemployment insurance benefits during the pandemic.

With more than a million Arizona residents receiving unemployment insurance and close to $10 billion in claims paid during the pandemic by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Arizona 360 heard from director Michael Wisehart about a push by the department to investigate fraudulent claims.

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Arizona 360 airs Fridays at 8:30 p.m. on PBS 6 and Saturdays at 8 p.m. on PBS 6 PLUS. See more from Arizona 360.
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