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Report Unemployment Fraud

Authored By: Office of Unemployment Compensation
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Report Fraud and Identity Theft

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The Department of Labor & Industry’s (L&I) security vendor ID.me has identified additional phishing attempts and fraud scams leveraging social media, text messaging, and email to lure unsuspecting individuals into providing personal information so that the scammers can claim their identity. 

  • Report UC Fraud - Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Report Fraud Here". Use this link to report Unemployment Compensation (UC) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) fraud activity.  
  • Report PUA Fraud - Use this link to report Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) fraud-related claims only. 

You may also want to file a police report with the municipality you resided in at the time the fraud occurred. A copy of the police report must be provided to the Office of Unemployment Compensation.

Last Review and Update: Dec 02, 2021