August 20, 2020
Barbara E. Buckley, executive director of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, during an interview on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Strike force leader Barbara Buckley described Nevada's unemployment systems as “besieged” by fraudulent actors using stolen personal information obtained off the “dark web” to try to file claims.
Two weeks after Gov. Steve Sisolak announced a “strike force” to help resolve a backlog of unemployment claims, the head of the effort — former Nevada Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley — told The Nevada Independent several key initiatives are getting off the ground this week.