Division of Employment Security http://wfae.org en NC To Tap Tax Refunds Of Unemployment Cheaters http://wfae.org/post/nc-tap-tax-refunds-unemployment-cheaters <p>Cheaters who manage to keep collecting unemployment once they've found work will face stiffer penalties and the strong possibility of losing their tax refund in 2013.&nbsp; The North Carolina Division of Employment Security is trying to recover nearly $50 million in fraudulent payments.</p><p>North Carolina's been paying a record amount of unemployment during this recession, so it stands to reason that <em>fraud</em> has increased, too.&nbsp; When you get a job, you're supposed to report that to the unemployment office so they stop sending you checks.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 17:06:19 +0000 Julie Rose 15218 at http://wfae.org