My unemployment benefits were frozen because I was a fraud victim. What do I do?
If your unemployment benefits have been frozen as a result of being a victim of fraud, you are not alone.
Here’s what you need to do get your benefits restored, according to the EDD:
- If someone has fraudulently filed an Unemployment claim in your name, submit a fraud reporting form here. You can call the EDD Fraud Hotline at 1-800-229-6297 (for reporting fraud only) or fax 1-866-340-5484.
- Send any fraudulent documents or mail to EDD PO Box 826880, MIC 43, Sacramento, CA 94280-0225.