IDES Warning People About Rising Unemployment Scams As Checks End For Nearly 453,000 In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Employment Services is warning people to be on the lookout for suspicious texts and emails because scammers are once again on the prowl.
Two More IDES Offices Reopen ThursdayAfter being closed for months, the doors are finally reopening at more Illinois Department of Employment Services offices this week.
Chicago Woman's Unemployment Money Stolen In Possible Card Cloning IncidentA Chicago woman is asking where her unemployment money is after thousands of dollars suddenly vanished from her account, and she said there is absolutely no way someone had access to her debit card.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Employee Says Fake Unemployment Claim In His Name Could Have Been PreventedThe state did just issue a warning about fraud, but it shows they are not handling it on the front end themselves.
Suburban Man Laid Off Twice Having Trouble Claiming UnemploymentA suburban man is one of thousands waiting to hear back from the Illinois Department of Employment Services, and he says he has now been laid off not once but twice.
Federal Waivers Will Help Thousands Charged For Illinois Benefits MistakeOverpayment waivers, in cases where it was not a person’s fault they were overpaid benefits, were made possible through federal relief, but it is help that took a while for Illinois to get in place.
IDES Fraud Continues To Run Rampant, Frustrating People Who Were Scammed"You are not allowed to call again because it blocks you from leaving another message."
New Government Report Highlights Scope Of Unemployment Fraud In IllinoisThe report flags Illinois as one of the states having big problems with unemployment fraud, specifically stating Illinois is one of the states that could have done more earlier to verify identities.
Struggles Continue With Filing For Unemployment Online And By PhoneWith an old system and phone calls that go unanswered CBS 2 continues to hear from workers about issues filing for unemployment, including dozens who reached out in the past few days.