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Unemployment Insurance Fraud

According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), unemployment systems across the country are seeing an increase in fraud of unemployment insurance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. If anyone believes that unemployment fraud is being committed, please contact IDES at 1-800-814-0513 or 1-877-566-6230. You can also file a complaint online at: Report Unemployment Insurance Fraud.

 

IDES Press Release: Fraud Penetrating All State Unemployment Systems, IDES Taking Steps to Detect, Mitigate, and Pursue Fraudsters Federal Guidelines Make Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program