The Illinois Department of Employment Security has announced they are taking steps to crack down on fraud schemes involving the state’s federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) programs.
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- Select option 1 for claimants;
- Select option 5 to report identity theft.
Do not activate the debit card that was mailed to you.
Have your credit report checked for possible suspicious activity and post a fraud alert.
Visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website to learn helpful tips on recognizing and reporting identity theft.