LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — At least one USC football player is under investigation for fraudulent use of the pandemic unemployment assistance program, according to reports.
Federal agents are investigating a complaint about USC students being approached with a plan to apply for EDD benefits, according to the Los Angeles Times, which reported wide receiver Munir McClain has been suspended by the time amid the ongoing investigation.READ MORE: LAPD Says Armed Robberies Have Become An Alarming Trend
McClain has denied any wrongdoing.READ MORE: Hiring Crisis At Pechanga Resort And Casino Causes Management To Offer Big Bonuses To Potential Employees
According to the report, federal investigations have been on campus since last week, interviewing multiple players.MORE NEWS: Pack Of Unleashed Cane Corso Mastiff Dogs Attack Residents In Tarzana Neighborhood
USC said in a statement that it is cooperating with the authorities.