Last September the U.S. Department of Labor announced $100 million in funding to support state efforts to combat unemployment fraud. Now we’re getting a glimpse at how much there has been. 

“Fraud is something that is rampant throughout the entire country,” Deputy Labor Commissioner Dante Bartolomeo says. 

Bartolomeo says unemployment fraud is not unique to Connecticut. 

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut

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