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When the government launched a web tool on April 15 so that eligible Americans could find out the status of their coronavirus stimulus payments, Jake Koepke was eager to log on.
But the central Wisconsin resident, 34, was disappointed to find himself shut out after three failed attempts to get onto the site.
Koepke has returned to the website daily, only to discover the same results.
It wasn’t until this week that his attempts to enter his personal information – including Social Security number, address and date of birth – finally worked.
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But what he now saw was a message stating, “Payment status not available.”
The U.S. government has sent out millions of stimulus payments of up to $1,200 for individuals and $2,400 for married couples, as well…