This is a hard-breaking story, however, to step away from the hard news part of it. Jobs are out there hiring right now! Retail, fast food, janitors, school bus drivers are all hiring and need your help!
The pandemic really weeded out a lot of jobs people had and also offered a payout that you could also survive on for a while. But before you complain of how slow it is at that next fast food place or store, just remember, they are probably majorly understaffed.
Now, to the story. A man out of a suburb of Detroit has been arrested in a scheme to collect over 849,000 in unemployment benefits.
The man who tried collecting on the aid used to run a tax preparation business over in Allen Park, so the scheme wasn't too far from his expertise. Chris Niebel is the suspect, who gave himself the nickname, Tax Guy Chris.
Niebel had over 100 fraudulent unemployment accounts, and his name was traced back to about 28 bank accounts in which money was deposited. The benefits were enhanced as well, thanks to the help of COVID-19 relief that was passed by congress.
This isn't the first time something like this has happened. A former federal prisoner had been charged with fraud and identity theft in a similar scam, but this scam was only at $300,000 in money.
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