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DWD WILL NOT send claimants a text message

As a reminder, DWD WILL NOT send claimants a text message. If you receive a text from someone claiming to be us, do NOT click on the link. Clicking the link could give fraudsters access to information on your phone which could then allow them to take over your UI account.

Be Aware of Fraudulent Messages

Please be aware of a new scam where fraudsters attempt to impersonate ONLY operates through the website. Websites like “” or other derivatives ARE NOT connected to will not ask for personal information via messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, or Facebook Messenger.

To report fraudulent messages, please send a screen shot of the text message to the DWD Contact Center:


Thank you for taking the time to report possible unemployment fraud. Your assistance is invaluable as we work to ensure that the state’s unemployment funds are directed to the people who need them most.

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For information about Form 1099-G, please visit this web page.

Additional Resources

Read this article for additional information.

Please mail or fax any forms and supporting documentation, where required, to the following:

Department of Workforce Development
10 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Fax: (317) 633-7206

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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