Report unemployment insurance fraud

Reporting fraud helps protect unemployment benefits for those who really need them. If you suspect someone may be committing fraud, report it to the Unemployment Insurance Program Integrity Department.

UI Program Integrity Department


24-hour Fraud Hotline (800) 354-9927

The Details

What you need

Contact us if you suspect someone is:

  • Collecting unemployment benefits and still working full time
  • Not reporting part-time earnings while receiving benefits
  • Paying employees under the table
  • Misclassifying employees as independent contractors

All tips are anonymous.

How to report

Call the 24-hour Fraud Hotline at (800) 354-9927.

Write to:

UI Program Integrity Department
P.O. Box 8610
Boston, MA 02114

More info

The Program Integrity Department works hard to prevent, find, investigate, and prosecute people who try to collect unemployment benefits fraudulently. If you believe someone may be committing fraud, please report it immediately.




Mailing Address
UI Program Integrity Department, P.O. Box 8610, Boston, MA 02114


24-hour Fraud Hotline (800) 354-9927


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