Washington Panel Reverses In Row Over Tax Refund Garnished In Unemployment Fraud

(June 7, 2023, 1:01 PM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A Washington appellate court reversed and remanded a lower court decision granting judgment to a man who applied for and was paid unemployment insurance benefits, which the Washington State Department of Employment Security (ESD) deemed an overpayment, finding that ESD gave the man appropriate notice before it intercepted his federal tax refund and did not violate his due process rights under the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution....

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