Dozens Of D.C. Workers May Lose Jobs Over Alleged Unemployment Fraud

David Schepp
Lisa Mallory Washington DC employees unemployment
Lisa Mallory Washington DC employees unemployment

Dozens of city workers in the nation's capital have been suspended, and face possible dismissal and prosecution for allegedly drawing unemployment benefits while still working.

Nearly 90 Washington, D.C., employees were suspended Monday while the investigation proceeds, The Washington Post reports, citing District of Columbia officials. Another 40 former city workers who cashed checks they weren't entitled to also face prosecution.