A woman was arrested at a Riverside courthouse last week for allegedly stealing several identities to fraudulently obtain EDD unemployment benefits, authorities said Monday.
But, if the pandemic and unemployment surges in the coming weeks, the January "up to speed" goal, is endangered.
Tom Vacar reports.
Many people arrive each night to admire a Riverside family's spooky, fiery Halloween decor, but the adornments appear so realistic to some that multiple people have made emergency phone calls to firefighters about the home.
Tom Vacar reports.
The last round of the $300 a week unemployment assistance payments will be sent out next week in California. But those who are jobless in the state won't be cut off completely.
Restaurant workers say they don’t feel safe with the shift to indoor dining, and feel trapped because they probably can’t collect unemployment if they quit.
While unemployment claims are on hold for two weeks as the agency addresses backlogged applications and fraud, many eligible Californians have been awaiting their checks for months. It’s time they can’t afford, as they cannot meet basic needs and fall behind on bills.
After the Employment Development Department’s unemployment help line was on hold for two weeks to improve claim processing and address backlogged claims and fraud, it remains difficult to access assistance from the agency.
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If you just found out you need to file for unemployment payments, you will have a two-week wait that the state says should actually speed up your payments.
Officers were dispatched at 9:07 p.m. to the 1800 block of Solano Way in East Oakland after someone reported a shooting.
Unemployment letters, checks and debit cards from California's Employment Development Department have arrived in a New Yorker's mailbox, pointing to potential fraud at the EDD.
The California Employment Development Department announced Thursday that they are taking new steps to stop fraud, after receiving reports from across the state from Californians who received strange deliveries of EDD unemployment benefit letters and debit cards addressed to other people.
California has distributed $77 billion in unemployment benefits and 12 million claims have been filed since March, which is more than any other state, indicating potential identity theft and fraud surrounding the state's Employment Development Dept.