A Blue Island man is trying to protect a priceless personal asset, his social security number, and asked NBC 5 Responds to look into what he found unfair and unwise. NBC 5’s Lisa Parker reports.
Identity thieves are trying to capitalize on the pandemic’s impact by filing unemployment claims in peoples’ names, the Illinois Department of Employment Security said. But you don’t have to be unemployed to be a victim. Julie Yusim, who serves as the director of the Wilmette-Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce, said she received an official-looking letter that showed someone used her...