Protect yourself if you are a victim of fraud or a data breach
The State Auditor's Office will be notifying individuals who have had their personal information compromised through a system breach announced in early February.
That breach involved Accellion, a third-party service provider the auditor's office used to transmit files. Data believed to be affected includes personal information of residents who filed for unemployment last year, including people whose identities were used to file fraudulent claims.
Here are two websites that outline steps to protect yourself if you are a victim of fraud or a data breach:
Visit the state auditor's website for information about the data breach.