Woman arrested for collecting over $85k in unemployment insurance fraud – VVNG.com

Elroy Mariano

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are searching for fraud victims after a Barstow woman was arrested for filing over $85,000 in unemployment insurance fraud.

It all happened on September 14th when Victorville deputies B. Moreland and Deputy E. Smith were patrolling in the area of Desert Knolls Drive and 7th Street and pulled over a vehicle.

During the stop, deputies learned the driver of the vehicle, identified as 28-year-old Brittany

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Five ways to help protect yourself from unemployment insurance fraud – Pine Bluff Commercial

Elroy Mariano

(BPT) – Many people around the U.S. are relying on unemployment insurance assistance as the country battles the pandemic and associated economic effects. As unemployment has risen, fraudsters have been targeting consumers to steal unemployment insurance benefits. They do this by taking personally identifiable information (PII) that cybercriminals have posted on the dark web, stolen from unsuspecting consumers or gained from past data breaches.

Once fraudsters have this information, which

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Chase Bank marks some Oregon unemployment checks as fraud

Elroy Mariano

The employment department said Chase is freezing or closing accounts of people who received unemployment because of an algorithm flagging the checks as fraud.

PORTLAND, Ore. — More people receiving unemployment money from the Oregon Employment Department (OED) have contacted KGW Investigates with complaints they can’t access money in their Chase Bank accounts.

Karen Krader and her family members couldn’t access their money for days until KGW contacted Chase Bank

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10 On Your Side Investigation: While displaced workers wait for benefits, hundreds of millions lost in unemployment fraud

Elroy Mariano

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A hundred million dollars here, a hundred million dollars there, and pretty soon you’re talking real money. It’s an old joke, but it’s no laughing matter when it involves criminals stealing from the Virginia unemployment system.

For thousands in Hampton Roads who’ve lost their jobs to the pandemic, it’s been a painful pattern of filing for unemployment, waiting, wondering and then waiting some more.

Meanwhile, others

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San Mateo Co.: Inmates Accused Of Covid-19 Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Elroy Mariano

By Eli Walsh

Bay City News Foundation

More than 20 people, including multiple state and local inmates, are accused of netting more than $150,000 in fraudulent COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic unemployment insurance, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

A total of 13 current inmates at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City and the state prison system and eight people who were out of custody at the time

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California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

Elroy Mariano


The California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board has a long tradition of protecting the rights of employers and unemployed or disabled workers.

The California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB) field offices and hearing facilities are temporarily closed to general public access. Appeal hearings are being conducted by phone. CUIAB will respond to your customer inquiries by phone or US mail.

If you have questions about your appeals, please contact the

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Unemployment Insurance

Elroy Mariano

Unemployment Services Contact Information:

  1. Backdate: [email protected]
  2. This email address is for those who would like to have their claim backdated. The backdate will be for their first week of less than full employment due to COVID-19. Individuals are to submit their full name, last four digits of their Social Security Number, telephone number (including area code), and the week that they would like their claim backdated to.

  3. Disqualified: [email 
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