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Attorney general offers tips on unemployment fraud identity theft


Last updated 6/23/2020 at 11:41am

Press release

HELENA — Across the country, state unemployment programs have been targeted by criminals taking advantage of the pandemic by illegally obtaining benefits through fake claims and Attorney General Tim Fox has issued tips to help Montana victims of this crime.

“Criminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis by using information obtained from a variety of sources to apply for unemployment benefits that should rightfully go to Montanans financially impacted by the pandemic,” Fox said.  “Be suspicious if you receive a letter saying you qualify for unemployment ben...

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