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U.S. Secret Service Exposes Unemployment Benefits Scam by Overseas Fraud Ring

18
May
2020
U.S. Secret Service Exposes Unemployment Benefits Scam by Overseas Fraud Ring

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The latest memo from the U.S. Secret Service reveals that overseas criminals are registering for unemployment claims using stolen Social Security numbers and personally identifiable information (PII).

Unemployment benefit scams are not unique, but the Coronavirus pandemic has given fraudsters new ways of exploiting the surge in newly unemployed workers who file for benefits.

“A substantial amount of the fraudulent benefits submitted have used Personal Identifying Information (PII) from first responders, government personnel and school employees,” the Secret Service said.

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