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State Dept. of Labor warns of fake websites trying to take your information

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(WBNG) -- The New York State Department of Labor is alerting people to scammers using fake websites to protect people against fraud and identity theft.

On Twitter, the Department of Labor said scammers are using websites that look like its own websites in addition to fraudulent emails, texts and social media profiles.

The Department of Labor asks before putting your information into any website, check that the URL or web address in your browser is a New York State address.

The Department of Labor says scammers use fake sites to steal information from people, including passwords, social security numbers, and other identifying details.

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