Friday, 19 February 2021 15:21

Unemployment Fraud, Identity Theft: Who To Call, Where to Get Help Featured

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The State of Ohio has paid more than $330 million dollars in fraudulent unemployment claims since the start of the pandemic.

It has been a windfall for hackers and theives, but a real headache for people whose identities have been stolen, especially because the IRS is now asking them to pay income tax on money they never actually got.

To find out what to do if you have been a victim of either this particular fraud, or identity theft in general; listen as Jeanne Destro interviews Akron Community Legal Aid Attorney, Michelle Wrona-Fox, and a former Akron resident who recently found out that her identity was stolen.


In addition, here are some helpful links:

 
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