UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT SCAMMERS - FREE WEEKLY CREDIT REPORTS
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics [https://www.bls.gov/web/laus/laumstrk.htm] as of May, 2020, reflects Arkansas at 9.5% (ranked 14th) and Oklahoma at 12.6% (ranked 29th). These are a percentage of the labor force. In June the unemployment rate fell from 13.3% to 11.1%. However, in the first week of July over 1.3 million Americans filed for unemployment aid. On top of this many are discovering that their benefits are being scammed or that scammers are applying for unemployment benefits in the name of individuals that are in fact employed.