The Pike County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints from citizens who have received letters purported to be from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

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According to Sheriff David Greenwood, the letter says unemployment benefits have been issued in the person’s name.

If you get one of these letters and have not filed for unemployment benefits, you should contact the Sheriff’s Department and make a report.

And always remember to be very cautious about giving out your personal information.

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