Phishing Attack Warning from Kansas Department of Labor
Please be aware that a fraudulent SMS (e.g. texting) phishing attempt is being distributed on mobile devices.
These texts are not from the Kansas Department of Labor. The agency does not communicate with members of the public through text messages. If you receive one of these texts, please do not click on any links and delete it immediately.
The text message may look something like this:
As a reminder, KDOL will never ask for your full Social Security Number over text message or email.
The agency is working with law enforcement and is investigating these fraudulent texts.
Kansas, along with every other state, is seeing a spike in identity theft related to unemployment claims. If you or somebody you know has been the victim of identity theft, please report it at www.ReportFraud.ks.gov.
(Information courtesy KDOL.)