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Federal prosecutors said Friday that they have charged three Southern California women for stealing nearly $1.25 million in unemployment benefits.

The first carries a maximum sentence of 30 years and the second up to 20 years.

As we know much of the fraud has been in California, where state auditors in January said the troubled Department approved at least $810 million in names of roughly 45,000 inmates.

Since the arrest, California lawmakers on Thursday advanced the second of three bills that would…