Identity Theft

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Identity theft happens when someone uses another person’s personal information to collect Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. This can cause serious problems for both employees and employers. We are committed to protecting your identity and the integrity of the UI program. If you think someone has filed a false UI claim, (also called an imposter claim), report it to the EDD immediately.

Report False Claims

This is the fastest and most secure way to report fraud.

Report Fraud

Call our toll-free Fraud Hotline at 1-800-229-6297.

Next Steps

If you are a victim of identity theft, file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or call 1-877-ID-THEFT.

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