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Reemployment Assistance Identity Theft

Identity theft is on the rise in both the private and public sector. Identity theft occurs when someone uses another person’s information to take on his or her identity. Identity theft can include wages and employment information as well as credit card and mail fraud. In the case of Reemployment Assistance Benefits, it could mean using another person’s information such as name, Social Security Number and employment information. 

Identity theft is often discovered when:

  • The victim attempts to file a Reemployment Assistance claim and one already exists for them.
  • The victim receives an IRS statement of benefits collected (Form 1099G) from the Reemployment Assistance Program.
  • The victim’s federal or state income taxes are intercepted.
  • The victim’s Employer is notified that a claim for benefits has been filed when the victim is still employed.
  • The victim receives a request of information from Reemployment Assistance.

Report Reemployment Assistance Identity Theft

If you believe you are a victim of Reemployment Assistance identity theft it is important that you report it to us immediately and you may want to take further action to prevent your information being used again.

If you are an employer and have an employee who is a victim of Reemployment Assistance identity theft, please call 1-800-342-9909.


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