After weeks of anticipation, some folks are starting to get their much-anticipated Lost Wages Assistance unemployment checks.
But some have hit a snag with the money issued by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.
“It took me three days to get it cashed,” said an anonymous caller. “As soon as I got the check Saturday, I went to my bank, and they wouldn’t take it. I tried to go to whoever I knew cashed checks on Saturday, and even the check cashing places wouldn’t cash in my check.”
We reached out to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. Their spokesperson sent a statement saying the followinng:
“We are working with our banking vendor, Bank of America, to help individuals cash and deposit checks around the state with several types of businesses, while continuing to identify fraudulent activity. However, we