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,
- Make a report with your local/hometown police department.
- 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 .
- 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.