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Labor & Industry unveils ID.me system to defray fraud

By October 14, 2020November 24th, 2020News
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Oct. 14, 2020
By Rick Shrum, Herald-Standard

Pennsylvania Labor and Industry has implemented ID.me’s identity verification solution to stop fraudsters from stealing others unemployment benefits.

“L&I contracted with ID.me, a security vendor, to provide an additional step of identity verification in the wake of a recent surge of fraudulent claims in the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. The mid-September claims were filed using stolen identities.”

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ID.me simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online. ID.me’s next-generation identity platform meets the highest federal standards for online identity proofing and authentication, without compromising access for hard-to-identify groups. ID.me’s technology is used by almost 30MM individuals and 500 partners, including federal and state agencies, healthcare organizations, financial institutions, retailers, and nonprofits.