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Report Unemployment Fraud

The Department of Workforce Development thanks you for your efforts to combat unemployment fraud and abuse in Indiana.  Your efforts will help ensure that tax dollars are spent wisely and unemployment insurance benefits are only paid to people who are eligible to receive them.


You do not need to provide your name or any other identifying information in order to file a complaint in regards to unemployment insurance fraud. However, we will not be able to contact you if we need to seek additional information about your complaint if you choose to remain anonymous.

Please provide as much detailed information as possible concerning your allegations, including:

  • The name and address of the individual or business suspected of committing fraud
  • If the complaint is in regards to an individual, if available, include the individual’s SSN and the name of the business where the individual has been employed over the last year
  • Describe your complaint in detail and provide dates if possible

DWD provides three options for submitting your claim: Online, Mail, or Fax.



Report fraud online

Employer reporting fraud

Claimant/General public reporting fraud


Mailing Address

To report unemployment insurance benefit fraud by mail:

Department of Workforce Development
Benefit Payment Control Section
10 North Senate Avenue, Room SE105
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204



To report unemployment insurance benefit fraud by fax:

Department of Workforce Development
Benefit Payment Control Section
FAX: 317-234-2932 (If you receive a transmittal error, please remember resend the entire message.)

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
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