Reporting the Fraud
If you believe that your information has been used to fraudulently file a Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim, contact the Maryland Department of Labor's Division of Unemployment Insurance by visiting MDunemployment.com or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suspected UI fraud should also be reported to the US Department of Labor – Office of the Inspector General Hotline by visiting www.oig.dol.gov/hotline.htm or calling 1-800-347-3756.
Protecting Your Identity
Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), you are entitled to a free copy of your consumer report once every 12 months. Check your FACTA report to look for any unauthorized banking activity in your name: https://www.chexsystems.com/web/chexsystems/consumerdebit/otherpage/FACTAFreeReport
Consider placing a freeze on your credit, as well as the credit of other people in your household, including minor children: https://www.marylandattorneygeneral.gov/Pages/IdentityTheft/freezing.aspx
Protect yourself from tax return fraud by requesting an Identity Protection PIN Code: https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin. Note: you cannot apply for this protection until January 2021.
Attorney General's COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force Unemployment Information
Office of the Attorney General's Comprehensive ID Theft Guide: https://www.marylandattorneygeneral.gov/ID%20Theft%20Documents/Identitytheft.pdf
Identity theft resources from the Federal Trade Commission: https://www.identitytheft.gov/.
If you have additional questions, email email@example.com or call 410-576-6574.
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