Avoiding Scams and Schemes

NEW! Scam Alert

January 31, 2022: Did you get a letter instructing you to call and provide personal information? Find details about a new scam that attempts to get your identity information. 

December 27, 2021: Did you get an email saying TWC reviewed your benefits and found wrong details on your application? Find information about this latest scam that attempts to get personal information from unemployment benefit claimants. 

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General Information

Be aware! TWC staff will not ask for your password, Personal Identification Number (PIN), bank account number, or credit or debit card number.

Scams and schemes try to steal your personal identity and banking information. Being on guard can help you minimize your chance of being defrauded. Learn how to recognize common scams and what you can do to avoid them.

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Scams Involving Unemployment Benefits

Find information about scams targeting individuals who are filing for unemployment benefits.

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Scams Involving Identity Theft

Find information about Identity Theft scams.

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Scams Targeting Job Seekers

Find information about scams targeting individuals using TWC’s services to search for jobs, including using WorkInTexas.com.

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Scams Targeting Employers

Scams Targeting Employers

Find information about scams targeting employers.

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