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DETR’s transition to new unemployment benefits debit card provider creates obstacles for some

Since Nevada switched to a new unemployment benefits debit card provider, delivery issues with the new cards and at-times conflicting messages have left some claimants frustrated and waiting for weeks for benefits.

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Mass freezing of unemployment benefits debit cards left claimants with few options

Bank of America froze more than 25,000 Nevada unemployment insurance debit cards from July through February while the state fielded an onslaught of unemployment claims — a move that officials say prevented payouts on fraudulent claims but also frustrated many legitimate claimants who were cut off from crucial payments for months at a time.


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