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Reemployment Assistance Scams

During these difficult times FloridaCommerce warns of an increased threat of scams for individuals applying for Reemployment Assistance and small businesses applying for loans. Be aware of false website, emails, text messages, job offers, online surveys and many other notifications and avenues used to target vulnerable Floridians.

Download the Reemployment Assistance Scam Flyer



You can also call 1-833-FL-APPLY (1-833-352-7759) or report scam at the RA Help Desk and complete/submit information.

Tips to Avoid Scams

  • No Fees. If you get a phone call from someone on behalf of FloridaCommerce telling you that you need to pay to file for any assistance, whether for your business or you personally, do not give any information to the caller or send money.
  • False Websites. There are several websites that advertise they can provide you free money. Some of those sites offer services free of charge and others charge for the services. These websites often ask for confidential or private information such as your Social Security number, address, work history and email address. Use only the official FloridaCommerce website:
  • Emails and Text. FloridaCommerce will not ask for personal information or for you to verify your eligibility or identification by email or text message. If you receive an email or text message and you are unsure if it came from FloridaCommerce, contact a representative by phone at 1-833-FL-APPLY (1-833-352-7759).

  • Job Offers. If you receive a call from someone representing themselves as an employee of FloridaCommerce requesting your credit card number and personal information in order to be hired, do not provide the information. FloridaCommerce will not ask you for your credit card information.

  • Online Surveys. FloridaCommerce does not pay individuals to take surveys. If you receive an email requesting and promising to pay you to complete the survey, do not complete the survey. This is likely an attempt to get your personal information.

Report Fraud

Report Fraud or Identity Theft

RA Fraud Hotline


Federal Trade Commission

Attorney General 

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