Thousands of Michigan Residents Were Victims of Faulty Computer System
According to the Lansing State Journal, about 500 people who were wrongly accused of unemployment fraud have not been refunded for their garnished wages or seized tax returns.
Approximately 40,000 Michigan residents were victims of a faulty computer system called MiDAS that wrongly accused them of defrauding the Unemployment Insurance Agency from 2013 to 2015.
The agency garnished wages and intercepted federal tax returns based on those inaccurate fraud accusations.
The state has refunded about $20.8 million to those victims. They received full refunds. Please click on the above link for more information.