Strike force and ID.me Making Progress on Unemployment Backlog

By September 29, 2020October 29th, 2020Nevada

Strike force and ID.me making progress on unemployment backlog

Sep. 29, 2020
By Michelle Rindels, Nevada Independent

Nevada DETR has enlisted ID.me to tackle unemployment claims and potential fraud. Along with ther strike force, ID.me has made significant process.

“One of the major barriers to processing claims has been determining whether an applicant is who they say they are, or are fraudulently using someone else’s identity. Under normal circumstances, DETR must take claims in order, sifting through sometimes 99 fraudulent claims before finding an eligible Nevadan.

The strike force has been trying to tackle the fraud problem through a vendor called ID.me. Claimants are directed to use ID.me, which helps them complete the first step more quickly, bypassing the numerous fraudulent claims and getting closer to the front of the line.”

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