Unemployment fraud on the rise with 1 million cases. (What you can do)

Unemployment fraud is on the rise and has been a problem in the United States since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Illinois has identified 1 million fraudulent unemployment claims. There are many ways someone can get access to personal information one is to purchase Social Security Numbers on something called the dark web. Unemployment systems have been on the rise because their security is in desperate need of updating, and scammers realize this, it has been an easy way to secure your benefits, If you become a victim report it right away to Ideas https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/Pages/Report-Identity-Theft.aspx

Do not activate the debit card mailed to you

Do not contact KeyBank

-Request and review your credit report

-Learn how to recognize and avoid phishing scams here

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