Women's Prison Inmate, Fresno Man Sentenced In California EDD FraudA Fresno man and an inmate at a Northern California women's prison were sentenced Monday to five years and one month in prison for submitting fake unemployment insurance claims to California's Employment Development Department (EDD).
California EDD Fraud Conviction Leads To 6-Year Prison Term For Stockton ManA former Stockton resident was sentenced Tuesday to six years and three months in prison for a scheme of mail fraud and identity theft against the California Employment Development Department, according to the U.S Attorney's Office.
NorCal Prison Inmate, 3 Others Charged In $1.2 Million California EDD Fraud SchemeAn inmate at a Northern California prison along with three other people have been indicted on federal charges involving $1.2 million in fraudulent unemployment insurance claims from the state's Employment Development Department (EDD), authorities announced Thursday.
EDD Fraud: Federal Judge Issues Sweeping Injunction Against Bank of AmericaA federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against Bank of America Tuesday in the wake of widespread fraudulent Employment Development Department (EDD) claims totaling billions of dollars and the suspension of unemployment benefits to the hundreds of thousands of Californians affected.
Federal Judge Pushes Bank of America To Resolve EDD Debit Card HacksA possible day of reckoning lies ahead for Bank of America, in connection with an epidemic of hacking attacks on unemployment debit cards that KPIX5 was first to expose last fall.
State EDD Launches Dashboard Of Pandemic-Era Unemployment Insurance DataThe state's Employment Development Department launched an expanded online dashboard for unemployment claim and payment data Friday, outlining its efforts to catch up with its backlog of claims.
Hopeful Signs As California Adds 141,000 Jobs In FebruaryCalifornia added 141,000 jobs in February as more than a quarter of a million people returned to the workforce, state officials announced Friday.
California EDD Website Experiencing Technical IssuesThe website for California's beleaguered Employment Development Department is experiencing technical problems preventing users from being able to sign on Monday, according to the website and state officials.
New Department of Labor Website Aimed at Helping Victims of Unemployment FraudThe U.S. Department of Labor on Monday announced the launch of a new website for people who have been targeted for unemployment insurance identity theft.
COVID Unemployment: California Lost Nearly 70,000 Jobs In January, But Recovery Likely ComingNumbers released Friday by the Employment Development Department show the nation's most populous state lost 69,900 jobs in January.
EDD Fraud: South Bay Pastor Another Target In Unemployment Debit Card ScamSanta Clara County has seen a huge spike in EDD fraud and its accompanying trail of victims, including a pastor serving a mostly poor, immigrant congregation in the South Bay.
EDD Fraud: Feds Indict 2 In State Prison Scam To Rip Off EDD BenefitsA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging two defendants in a scheme that fraudulently used state prison inmate identities to rip off California Employment Development Department unemployment insurance benefits, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.
Victims Of EDD Bank Of America Debit Card Fraud Could Be Taxed On Benefits They Never ReceivedMillions of Californians who get their EDD unemployment benefits on Bank of America debit cards have lost thousands of dollars in fraudulent transactions. Now KPIX is learning they could get hit with taxes on income they never received.
Lawmakers Unveil Reforms To California's Troubled EDD Unemployment Payment ProgramIn the wake of billions of dollars lost to fraud, a group of California lawmakers unveiled legislation Thursday designed to overhaul the state's troubled Employee Development Department (EDD) unemployment payment program.
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.