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Beware: Unemployment Compensation Scam

Posted on Wednesday July 21, 2021
 
If you've received unemployment funds but never filed a claim, please read. & Please share!
 

If you are the recipient of a check, debit card, or direct deposit labeled as an unemployment claim for which you did not apply, please be informed that this situation has been a widespread occurrence in the Commonwealth, and the Department of Labor & Industry is aware.                            

If you feel you have been scammed,

  1. Make a report with your local/hometown police department.
  2. Return the funds. Instructions for checks, direct deposits, and debit cards can be at the PA Office of Unemployment Compensation’s website here:  https://www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/Report-Fraud-Here.aspx
  3. Employers can report an unemployment scam through this survey and send to the state.

 

Information about other types of unemployment fraud can also be found at the above website.

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