Nevada Strike Force Making Progress on Unemployment Claim Backlog
Aug. 27, 2020
By Michelle Rindels, The Nevada Independent
“Under normal circumstances, DETR must take claims in order, sifting through sometimes 99 fraudulent claims before finding an eligible Nevadan. The strike force has been trying to tackle the fraud problem through a vendor called ID.me. Claimants are directed to use ID.me, which helps them complete the first step more quickly, bypassing the numerous fraudulent claims and getting closer to the front of the line…”
“ID.me is designed to “find the needles in the haystack of the eligible folks who really need to be processed, and then we’ll be able to put those fraudulent cases on the back burner,” Cafferata said.