The Pandemic Responsibility and Accountability Committee (PRAC) has released a new report for Federal and state program administrators that outlines recommendations on how to better protect government programs from fraud and abuse – including by upgrading out-of-date IT systems.

The Department of Labor’s (DoL) Office of Inspector General (OIG) determined that the agency – along with state workforce agencies – has paid more than $45 billion in unemployment insurance (UI) pandemic benefits to fraudsters, according to an alert memorandum published on Sept. 21.

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