We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the realities and dangers around phishing attacks and social engineering scams. By now you should know that these attacks are heinous attempts by criminals to trick you out of personal information,

The Seattle times reports that Washington state has lost “Hundreds of Millions of dollars” to unemployment fraud amid the surge in claims due to coronavirus. Attentus alone has caught several claims processed for employees who are currently working full time and did not file anything themselves. This is identity theft, plain and simple, and you need to be aware of how malicious actors are using your information. Here are some simple ways to determine if you are a victim of this identity theft in Washington State.

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