Fraud to look out for

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The Colorado Department of Labor has reported that unemployment fraud is on the rise. If you or someone you know has been a victim of unemployment fraud, here are some steps to take:

  1. Notify all three major credit bureaus and request a “fraud alert” on your name and social security number
    TransUnion.com/fraud 800-680-7289
    Experian.com/fraudalert 888-397-3742
    Equifax.com/CreditReportAssistance 888-766-0008
  2. Notify your financial institution
  3. Visit IdentityTheft.gov to report identity theft to the FTC or call 1-877-438-4338
  4. File a police report
  5. Notify the IRS fraud hotline 1-800-908-4490
  6. Report the fraud to Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
  7. Create a file to keep all your records of fraud

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