Playbooks For Scamming California EDD Benefits Easy To Find On Dark WebAt least $11 billion in unemployment benefits so far have gone to criminals instead of to the millions of Californians who desperately need them during COVID-related hardship.
Victims of EDD Debit Card Hacking Describe Experiences on Road to RecoveryUnemployment debit card accounts of tens of thousands of Californians have been hacked and KPIX has learned that Bank of America, which has the exclusive contract to handle the funds for the state Employment Development Department, is facing yet another class-action lawsuit.
California Lawmakers Grill Bank Of America Over Handling Of Massive EDD Bank Card FraudLawmakers are turning up the spotlight on the massive EDD and Bank of America problems relating to unemployment insurance benefits.
UPDATE: California EDD, Bank of America At Odds Over Resolving Fraud Victims' ClaimsDespite assurances from California's Employment Development Department (EDD) and Bank of America that they are working together to fight fraud, emails between EDD and Bank of America obtained by KPIX 5 show the two are not on the same page.
Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Santa Rosa Bank Robbery SuspectSanta Rosa police were searching for a suspect in connection to a bank robbery that occurred at 10:20 a.m. Monday.
Victims Of Bank Of America EDD Debit Card Fraud Tell Stories Of Fake Charges, Long Waits, Closed ClaimsKPIX has learned lawmakers plan to call Bank of America on the carpet in January to question it about massive fraud involving unemployment debit cards.
CA Lawmakers Demand Answers From Bank Of America After Tens Of Thousands Of EDD Debit Cards Get HackedKPIX was the first to expose how fraudsters are hacking unemployment debit cards and wiping out the benefits of potentially tens of thousands of Californians. Now lawmakers are taking notice.
'Your Claim Is Closed': Victims Of EDD Debit Card Scam Fighting Bank Of America To Get Money BackKPIX was the first to expose what appears to be a massive fraud problem involving the use of unemployment debit cards issued by Bank of America. Since then, we have received from dozens who say their EDD debit card was hacked and they lost thousands of dollars.
UPDATE: Outrage Mounts After Bank Of America Denies Claims From Victims Of EDD Bank Card ScammersKPIX was the first to expose how fraudsters are stealing from hundreds of thousands of unemployment debit cards. Since then, many more people have emailed us with stories of scammers wiping out their Bank of America EDD accounts.
UPDATE: Outrage Mounts After Bank Of America Denies Claims From Victims Of EDD Bank Card ScammersKPIX was the first to expose how fraudsters are stealing from hundreds of thousands of unemployment debit cards. Since then, many more people have emailed us with stories of scammers wiping out their Bank of America EDD accounts.
Fraudulent Charges Appearing On Bank Of America EDD Debit Cards Of 350,000 Unemployed CaliforniansSomething very scary is happening to thousands of unemployed Californians who receive their government benefits through a Bank of America debit card - their accounts are getting drained by fraudsters.