Fraught with fraud: Ohio’s unemployment system

Group designed to help reform Ohio’s troubled unemployment system finally meets

  Kentucky auditor blasts state leadership for some unemployment problems

  ‘It’s definitely something massive’: Ohio unemployment fraud claims skyrocket

State auditor: Kentucky’s unemployment office ignored at least 400,000 emails

  Ohio’s unemployment crisis: Who’s accountable? And is anyone holding them accountable?

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  New team assembled to help with Ohio’s unemployment issues

  Ohio paid $330M in fraudulent unemployment claims in December

  Ohio’s unemployment fraud becoming national problem

Get an Ohio 1099-G tax form but didn’t apply for unemployment? Here’s what to do

  Kentucky man baffled after receiving Ohio unemployment tax documents

Ohio AG asks Congress to shield unemployment fraud victims from getting taxed

  Unemployment identity theft claims thousands of victims in Ohio, agency head says

More than 166,000 Ohioans could be affected.

  Ohio borrowing nearly $7M per day on average to pay unemployment benefits

“We aren’t alone in this,” Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Kimberly Hall said.

Ohio may have paid out more than 100K fraudulent unemployment claims

The Ohio unemployment office is working to determine whether they mistakenly paid out unemployment benefits they believe were fraudulent.

  6 months, still no unemployment benefits for Tri-State woman

She was furloughed on March 13 when restaurants were shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Around 270K Ohio unemployment claims put on temporary fraud alert hold

  Tri-State woman ordered to pay back thousands in unemployment benefits

  Ohio now borrowing money to meet unemployment obligation, DeWine says

  Call wait times drop, thousands of unemployment claims from March still not processed

  What’s wrong with Ohio’s unemployment system?

  Bill Seitz: We tried, but no political will to fix shortfalls in unemployment insurance fund

  Ohio asks federal government for $3.1 billion for unemployment insurance fund

The state has already paid out over $1.5 billion in unemployment insurance claims to Ohioans.

  Unemployment snag sends Cincy man on 5-week search for solution — without success

If there is an unemployment agent qualified to resolve Wilbur Bobo's issue, he hasn't found them.

  Ohio jobless claims hit all-time record of nearly 500K

The number of initial jobless claims filed in Ohio over the last two weeks stands at 468,414.