NLCRPD PROVIDES CHART DEPICTING GROWTH OF UC FRAUD REPORTING

Since July 1, 2021, the department has received to date 62 reports of fraud from residents, since June 1, 2021, over 114 reports were filed by residents with the NLCRPD concerning fraudulent activities, of these over 80 were specific to the UC Fraud element.

The NLCRPD continues to advise residents of a widespread crime relating to the fraudulent enrollment of individuals into the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation (UC) system. The reporting and investigation of unemployment benefits fraud is not only occurring but is escalating in the four municipalities within the primary NLCRPD Police Department jurisdiction.