Another IRS Scandal: Two ‘Sentenced for Unemployment Insurance Fraud’
3:04 PM, May 22, 2013 • By JERYL BIER
Congressional hearings over the last two weeks have been filled with stories of misconduct due to incompetence and inexperience among certain IRS employees. Both Republicans and Democrats have leveled the accusations, and Internal Revenue officials testifying before Congress have admitted as much. At the same time, all parties have stressed that the vast majority of IRS employees are hard working, competent, and honest civil servants.
This story isn't about them either.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development just announced the sentencing of two former IRS employees “for unemployment insurance fraud.” Seven other former IRS employees have already been convicted and sentenced as a result of the investigation:
The IRS detected the original signs of fraud and reported the information to the DWD who then pursued the investigation resulting in these convictions.
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