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Audit: Kansas may have paid $600M in bogus claims

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The state legislature of Kansas is conducting an audit that suggests bogus claims for unemployment benefits may have been paid out last year.

The audit indicates $600 million worth of fraudulent claims could have been processed during 2020.

That's more than double the $290 million estimate by the state's Department of Labor, setting up a dispute of the audit findings.

Read more from The Associated Press.


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