Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment claims have skyrocketed as businesses have been forced to lay off or furlough employees. Unfortunately, scammers are attempting to profit from this situation by filing false unemployment claims. If you receive communication about unemployment and have not filed for these benefits, you may be a victim of fraud.
We’ve put together a list of things to watch out for and steps to take if you suspect you are a victim of this type of fraud.
If you recently applied for unemployment benefits, or will do so in the future, you should take precautions to avoid unemployment benefit scams. Here’s how:
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