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Department of Employee Trust Funds
Revised May 12, 2014


Unsolicited Telephone Calls Regarding Annuities and Retirement Benefits

Some members of the Wisconsin Retirement System have received unsolicited telephone calls from persons offering to come to the member's home to discuss their retirement account. The caller claims to be associated with the Department of Employee Trust Funds.

ETF is not associated with these solicitations and does not share or sell member information to third parties. In addition, ETF does not schedule meetings in the private homes of members.

Individuals who have concerns about receiving one of these solicitations should contact ETF toll-free at 1-877-533-5020. You are also encouraged to file a complaint with the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Please send an e-mail to or call 1-800-422-7128.


The Office of Privacy Protection in the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides assistance to residents of Wisconsin to prevent identity theft and fraud.

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