Fraud Hotline and Web Portal Announced
If you suspect unemployment insurance or workers' compensation fraud, it's now easier in Louisiana to report it. The Louisiana Workforce Commission has created a toll-free hotline and a web portal for reporting suspected fraud. The toll-free number is 1-800-201-3362. The portal is accessible through LWC's website: http://www.laworks.net/ and clicking on "Report Fraud." LWC says 73 people have been arrested in just the past nine months on warrants accusing them of fraud against the unemployment insurance program and another 13 face similar charges for fraud against the workers' compensation system.