Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert Monday to help make Kentuckians aware of the Equifax data breach, and provided tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. Equifax, one of the nation's three major credit-reporting agencies, recently announced a major data breach that could affect about 143 million American customers.
The state's Office of Employment and Training has announced enhancements to the online and phone resources available to Kentuckians applying for and receiving unemployment benefits. The enhanced Unemployment Insurance Help Line now provides additional experts in unemployment insurance to assist those seeking benefits when they call 502-564-2900. Upgrades have also been made to OET's website, kcc.ky.gov. Claimants can now upload required forms online when applying for benefits, according to a state news release.