Unemployment fraud related to identity theft occurs when someone uses personal identifying information belonging to someone else to obtain unemployment benefits. If you receive a notice about unemployment claims from the Nebraska Department of Labor but you did not file a claim, or if you try to file an initial claim and one already exists for you, your personal identifying information may have been stolen and used fraudulently.
Report Identity Theft and Fraud
- Notify our office and we will contact the Department of Labor Unemployment office and let them know that you did not file an unemployment claim.
- You should contact the Lincoln Police Department 402.441.6000 and report that you believe someone has fraudulently filed an unemployment claim in your name.
- You should contact the Nebraska Department of Labor to report the fraudulent claim NDOL.BPCUContact@nebraska.gov.