FRAUD ALERT: UI Text Scam Targeting Vermonters

01 May 2021

The Vermont Department of Labor has become aware of fraudulent communications being sent to Vermonters by text message. The message contains claims about 'improved security features' and asks claimants to 'verify information' through a fraudulent link. If you receive this message, please delete and disregard, as the information is fraudulent.

More information fraud and how to report it to the Department of Labor can be found at 

An example of the text message can be found below. 

Contact Information

COVID-19 Update: Department of Labor offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please contact the Department by phone.

Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, 05601-0488
(802) 828-4000

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