Huzzah! Identity theft debacle with Iowa Workforce Development solved … Why I feel queasy about it

Great news. I’m me again. I wasn’t me for about three weeks, but now, I’m officially me again. Someone stole my identity. Most of the time, I would let that kind of thing go. I’m not doing a great job with this identity. Maybe someone else should have a go. My levity in the faceContinue reading “Huzzah! Identity theft debacle with Iowa Workforce Development solved … Why I feel queasy about it”

I am having an series of unfortunate events that are draining the life out of me

Sunday. Woke up at 7:30. Filed for unemployment. Well, I tried to file for unemployment. I forgot my pin. The stress of fighting identity theft for the past few weeks jarred four numbers from my head. I tried too many combinations. The system locked me out. This is going to be trouble. The only wayContinue reading “I am having an series of unfortunate events that are draining the life out of me”

Iowa Workforce Development bigwigs hide when reporters come asking question about fraud, data breach

Scott Carpenter, a reporter for KCCI-TV, called me Monday. He was working on a story about Iowa Workforce Development, the fancy name our state government gives the unemployment office. Carpenter asked me if I was willing to be interviewed. I declined. I’ve got nothing against Carpenter. I don’t work for the news media anymore. IContinue reading “Iowa Workforce Development bigwigs hide when reporters come asking question about fraud, data breach”