Colorado’s Crackdown On Unemployment Fraud Yields New Frustrations

February 8, 2021
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment offices in downtown Denver.

The state's efforts to crackdown on unemployment claims fraud are compounding applicants' frustrations. Today we hear from a woman who learned her identity had been stolen just as she filed for unemployment. Another woman's benefits were frozen by a "program integrity hold." CPR's public affairs reporter Andrew Kenney joins in the discussion as the state tries to find solutions.