Unemployment claim (UI) fraud has become the largest fraud attack on the U.S. ever1, costing over $89 billion in improper payments2. Criminals are exploiting record unemployment rates to file fraudulent unemployment claims with individuals’ stolen PII. That’s why Thomas & Company and Aura have joined efforts to offer a first-of-its-kind alert system to prevent unemployment fraud.
Stop Fraudulent Payments Before They Are Made.
1CNBC. “Scammers have taken $36 billion in fraudulent unemployment payments from American workers.” (January 5, 2021)
2DOL-OIG Oversight of The Unemployment Insurance Program (March 31, 2021)
Thomas & Company and Aura™ Identity Guard® are here to help you and your employees. We’ll:
- Alert employees when their information has been used to file an unemployment claim.
- Notify the state workforce agency of unemployment fraud on your behalf.
- Stop improper payments from being disbursed.
- Resolve unemployment fraud for the employee.
- Provide employee with ongoing identity and credit monitoring to reduce the possibility of future fraud events.
Our integrated solution proactively monitors and alerts you and your employees to new unemployment claims. We’ll report fraudulent claims to prevent improper payment of benefits, saving both you and your employees the time, effort, and cost required to manage unemployment fraud.
Our integration allows us to handle unemployment fraud on your and your employees’ behalf so you can focus on your business
Claim is filed with the State Workforce Agency (SWA)
Employee is alerted that a claim was filed using their SSN
Employee confirms whether the claim is valid.
If the employee flags the claim fraudulent, the SWA is notified.
Fraudulent payments are prevented.
Employees receive support and resolution via their dedicated case manager.
Once flagged fraudulent, the claim is automatically protested on employer’s behalf
Employees who are victims of fraud will receive resolution for prior incidents and protection from future threats.