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Attorney General Dana Nessel reissues Scam Alert

LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning people about a text message impersonating the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA).

The department was recently informed a text message is targeting claimants with a fraudulent announcement that UIA is making changes to security features. A similar scam has been targeting people through email, making both instances an opportunity to remind Michiganders that UIA is currently only communicating through the claimant's Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM) or via mail.

This specific smishing attempt, which is when scammers send text...

 

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