We work to prevent and detect claimant and employer fraud in the South Dakota Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. Benefit fraud costs everyone money. South Dakota law provides penalties to claimants and employers who commit fraud.
The following are some examples of fraud. If a claimant:
If you are aware of someone fraudulently collecting UI benefits, please use one of the methods below to inform us about it. You are a very important source of information about claimants and employers committing fraud.
All allegations of fraud are investigated.
You can make a report anonymously or give us your name. Knowing who you are gives us a chance to obtain additional details if needed.
To be sure we are able to adequately investigate your allegation, be sure to include as much information as possible. If you do not have all the information requested, do not worry; tell us what you do know.
How to Report South Dakota UI Fraud
Send us an e-mail
Call Benefit Payment Control at 605.626.7649
Send us a fax
Fax Benefit Payment Control at 605.626.3172
Write to us
Unemployment Insurance Division - Benefit Payment Control Unit
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
Please provide as much of the following information as possible when you report potential fraud: