Report: Unemployed people pay millions in needless fees under state-run payment-card programs

  • by: DANIEL WAGNER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 29, 2013 - 1:54 AM

WASHINGTON - Jobless Americans are paying millions in unnecessary fees to collect unemployment benefits because of state policies encouraging them to get the money through bank-issued payment cards, according to a new report from a consumer group.

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