(Updated 3/9/21) Scammers are exploiting state unemployment insurance programs across the country by filing for benefits using stolen names and Social Security numbers. If your small business or nonprofit is affected, you must act quickly to stop a fraudulent claim from being paid. (If you’re not an employer, click here.)
Stuck? Small businesses and nonprofits in Cuyahoga County who encounter problems reporting unemployment fraud can call Consumer Affairs at 216-443-SCAM (7226) for assistance. Consumer Affairs cannot process unemployment fraud reports, but it may be able to help you bring a problem reporting fraud to ODJFS’ attention. Only ODJFS can determine whether a claim is fraudulent.
Scam Squad is a multiagency task force organized by the Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs. Our members are committed to combatting fraud and assisting scam victims.
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