Prevent fraud in unemployment insurance programs

A multi-layered approach to verify identities and ensure unemployment payments go only to qualified recipients.

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Unemployment insurance fraud, waste and abuse reduce the available funds for people with legitimate claims, straining state budgets and increasing unemployment taxes for businesses. 

Fortunately, powerful solutions using innovative technology are proving successful in detecting fraudulent use of identification data, such as a stolen name or Social Security number, ensuring unemployment insurance payments go only to legitimate claimants.

LexisNexis Delivers

Identity Proofing

Quickly determines whether the identity presented is real, not fraudulent, and whether the individual is who they claim to be.

Multi-factor Based Authentication

Requires at least two independent elements such as a user name and fingerprint to weed out fraudulent claims.

Advanced Linking Technology

Cross-referencing data from disparate sources helps resolve identities, expose inconsistencies and detect fraudulent claims.

Identity-focused Approach

Verifies and authenticates identities of individuals applying for unemployment benefits on both the front- and back-end.

Balanced Operational Risk

Establishes processes and procedures that prevent most fraud but are not so burdensome as to cause unreasonable roadblocks.

Front-end Fraud Protection

Access to 37 billion records linked from 10,000 data sources makes locating, identifying, proofing and authenticating applicants a reliable process.

Achieve These Results

Help Those in Need

Provide unemployment insurance to those who truly need it and are entitled to receive benefits.

Reduce Improper Payments

Detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse by verifying applicant identities and information.

Reduce Program Costs

Stop improper payments, strengthening program integrity.

Increase Operational Efficiency

Expedite application processing and the provision of services without additional risk of fraud.

Insights and Resources


Money Meant for the Jobless

Unemployment insurance benefits are not always going to the people who need it the most.
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Identity Management Solution for Unemployment Insurance

A multi-layered approach to protect your agency against identity fraud.
News Release

New Jersey Prevent $4.4 Million in Unemployment Insurance Fraud

LexisNexis helps the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce verify and authenticate the identities of individuals seeking unemployment benefits.

Program Integrity Solutions Unemployment Insurance

It’s time to detect and stop fraudulent payments and recover what has been overpaid.

Identity-Based Unemployment Insurance Fraud

States are finding that prevention technology, like identity proofing solutions, is helping to save millions.

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