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Avoiding Scams and Schemes

Recent Scam Alerts

August 1, 2022: Did you get an email saying you need to log on to the Texas Unemployment Insurance Benefits portal and take required action? See details of another scam that attempts to get your log on credentials. 

July 12, 2022: Did you get a text message saying you may be eligible for a new "Covid-19 Supplement Bonus" and to click a link to apply? See below for details about this latest scam that attempts to get your personal information. 

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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.

If you see something suspicious in your email or texts, it might be a phishing scam - even if it claims to be from a reputable source. 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 Unemployment Identity Fraud

Find information about Unemployment Benefits Identity Fraud 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

Find information about scams targeting employers.

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