COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Commerce's Division of Unclaimed Funds issued an identity theft alert to Ohio residents on Tuesday after receiving numerous complaints from residents throughout the state.
According to a press released issued by the Department of Commerce, the alert warns Ohioans to be on guard if they receive a letter or telephone call from an organization calling itself the "Department of Unclaimed Funds," located on West Fifth Avenue in Columbus. The agency uses the telephone number (800) 467-7010, according to the release.
"The so-called 'Department of Unclaimed Funds' is not a government entity and has no relationship to the Ohio Division of Unclaimed Funds or any other State of Ohio agency," Unclaimed Funds Superintendent David Moore said.
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