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Prosecutors: 8 Brooklyn men ran $2 million unemployment fraud scheme

The group used other people’s identities to file for unemployment benefits

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2021, 5:31 PM

Updated 1,127 days ago

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Eight Brooklyn men are accused of running a $2 million unemployment fraud scheme.
According to prosecutors, the alleged incidents happeened between June 2020 and April 2021.
The group used other people’s identities to file for unemployment benefits.
They receive funds from the pandemic assistance programs.


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