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Scam targets unemployment insurance recipients

 

August 5, 2021



If you receive a text message that claims to be from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS), the agency is asking that you delete it. A known scam has recently been targeting the personal information of people who are claiming unemployment insurance in Wyoming.

According to DWS, the scam involves messages that claim to be from DWS and often include links. The agency urges anyone who receives such a message to avoid clicking on those links, which could allow scammers to access your personal data.

“DWS does not use text messaging. We will communicate with claimants through the C...



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