Alert: Unemployment Scam

Jun 15, 2020

4 steps can help secure your finances and credit if you are the victim of the latest scam.

The article Is a scammer getting unemployment benefits in your name? by Seena Gressin explains how imposters are filing claims for unemployment benefits, using names and personal information of people who have not filed claims.

4 Steps to Take

As the author states, the 4 steps that can help protect your finances and credit are:

  1. Report the fraud to your employer…
  2. Report the fraud to your state unemployment benefits agency…
  3. Visit IdentityTheft.gov to report the fraud to the FTC and get help with the next important recovery steps…
  4. Review your credit reports often…

For the full details please read, Is a scammer getting unemployment benefits in your name?

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