NYS Department of Labor warns of text scam

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The Department of Labor is warning of scam involving a text. (DOL/Twitter)

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) is warning residents of a text scam. They said in a tweet Tuesday that a text from the DOL will never come on a 10-digit phone number. See the image below for an example of a fraud text.

They say the only numbers you may receive a text from are 468311 or 22751. Anyone who experiences fraud or is suspicious should report it to the DOL.

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