Information on Fraudulent Unemployment Claim
The Ohio Attorney Generals Office has released information for those who have fallen victim to fraudulent unemployment claims and have recieved a 1099 tax form in the mail because of this identity theft:
Identity thefts can be reported to ODJFS by completing an online form or by visiting www.Unemployment.Ohio.Gov.
Personal information such as your social security number and your driver’s license number will be requested. If you do not have access to the internet, you can call ODJFS at 877-644-6562. Once you’ve successfully filed your report, ODJFS will send a confirmation email, investigate the claim and issue a correction to the IRS if fraud is determined.
Thank you and stay safe.