A while back I received a credit card in the mail that needed to be activated…thought it was my Visa which was due for an update, but spotted a Mastercard logo…got suspicious.
Sure enough……………there’s a scam going on which involves IDES….Illinois Department of Employment Services.
I’ve done considerable research, informed my personal institutions and the authorities…it’s taken hours.
Seems to be quite sophisticated an operation.
I know everyone is busy, but this seems to be important enough to get the word out to friends and family.
I just filled out a report on the IDES site…….here it is….kind of summarizes hours worth of work. Amazing how these operations work and amazing why they can’t catch them.
Received a credit card with MasterCard logo from KeyBank and IDES information…directions were to activate…I did not but started to research. After several hours of investigating I acted by informing all my financial entities and the authorities. It is obvious that this is a scam…highly sophisticated. I will continue to research and tell others so that people will be aware of these scams. It sounds as if the Feds need to be involved in this as well…likely a nationwide operation.
Thank You …. Bessie Chronopoulos
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