ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida's new problem-prone unemployment website may be putting user identities in jeopardy.
If users don't give their
9 Investigates asked what the state's doing to make sure personal information doesn't fall into the wrong hands.
Luis Rodriguez hasn't received an unemployment check since the state's new website launched last month.
"I've been unemployed for quite some time now and now I'm trying to get up and it's very difficult," Rodriguez, who has three children, said.
Those trying to file for unemployment benefits were already frustrated with the state's website called "Connect." The latest glitch involving personal information adds to the frustration.
"If you don't give out (a)
Eyewitness News obtained a letter the state sent to employers involved in the unemployment process.
The letter explains how
Eyewitness News also tracked down a letter sent to the people whose personal information was
Rodriguez said the website asks for