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It's not against you legally, but you do have to pay it back. What I mean is, they made the mistake. You didn't submit requests for paychecks in order to get paid, engaging in any sort of fraud. You are not criminally wrong then.
That being said, you don't get to keep the funds. This concept is called "unjust enrichment" and it is a civil law issue. You weren't working and didn't earn the money, so you don't get to keep it. You have to pay it back. The fact that you did nothing to cause this and the employer did means that you have some ability to request a reasonable payment option and you shouldn't be charged interest for having their money, but that doesn't mean you don't have to pay it back.
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