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Oklahoma seeks federal help to beat unemployment fraud


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An investigation into fraudulent unemployment claims made during the coronavirus pandemic has been turned over to the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Inspector General and the U.S. Secret Service, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday.

The investigation found fraud beyond the borders of Oklahoma, OSBI said.

"These criminals might be outside of our reach, but they are not outside the reach of the United States federal government," OSBI Director Ricky Adams said in a news release. "Our agents and intelligence analysts will be here to assist our...

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