Comments for: LePage sets sights on unemployment fraud

Posted Oct. 01, 2011, at 2:01 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 01, 2011, at 2:21 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Improper payments and fraud in Maine’s unemployment system cost $6.5 million last year, a loss borne by employers whose taxes fund the system, Gov. Paul LePage said Saturday. But the governor said his administration is taking steps to prevent overpayments and fraud. The state Department of Labor …

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