Unemployment Identity Theft and Fraud

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

  1. 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. 
  2. 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.
  3. You should contact the Nebraska Department of Labor to report the fraudulent claim NDOL.BPCUContact@nebraska.gov.