Unemployment Fraud

Posted on 04/02/21 by Mark Fetterhoff

Scam Alert

Scammers follow the news. They have noticed that as a result of the pandemic many Americans have lost their job and had to file for unemployment insurance. Because of this trend scammers have been using the personal information of millions of Americans to fraudulently file for unemployment benefits in their name. Thousands of retired Coloradans have been notified that benefits have been filed for in their name, despite not having worked in many years. If you received this notification, don’t panic! Follow a few important steps:

Additional identity theft protection information can be found at www.identitytheft.gov and www.stopfraudcolorado.gov

800-222-4444

Denver Metro Area at 303-222-4444

www.aarpelderwatch.org

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