There is no shortage of unfortunate news on unemployment fraud in Ohio.
Even beyond the recent announcement of the departure of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ director, a leading expert from LexisNexis found that Ohio suffered greatly in preventing fraudulent unemployment claims compared to other states.
This widespread fraud is attributed to record-high, pandemic-related unemployment claims, and has even affected Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted. No one is safe from fraudsters, including Ohio reporters and the deceased.