Thomas Frank Ledbetter Of Fontana Suspected Of Stealing More Than $300K In Unemployment BenefitsA 28-year-old Fontana man has been arrested on suspicion of committing identity theft to fraudulently collect more than $300,000 in unemployment benefits.
'An Information Coverup': New Study Says California's EDD Fraud Could Top $8BUnemployment insurance fraud in the state could top $8 billion, according to a new study from the California Center for Jobs and the Economy.
'Absolutely Stunning': Lawmakers React To Goldstein Investigation Into Minors Collecting EDD BenefitsLawmakers want answers after a recent David Goldstein investigation found that children as young as 1-year-old were collecting unemployment benefits.
Goldstein Investigates: EDD Claims Filed On Behalf Of Children Raise QuestionsA David Goldstein investigation found nearly a dozen questionable unemployment claims for minors receiving unemployment funds as unemployed actors or fashion models.
2 On Your Side: Despite 2-Week EDD Pause, Homeowners Still Getting Dozens Of Potentially Fraudulent LettersAt first, homeowner Mike Weaver said there were a few letters followed by a few more. And then one day, the post office worker brought hundreds of EDD letters addressed to dozens of different people to his door in a mail bin.
'We Want To Know What The Heck Is Going On': State Senator Calls For Audit Of EDD After Hundreds Of Letters Arrive At Riverside Home Addressed To Dozens Of PeopleEven more troublesome is the fact that California is set to begin sending an extra $300 per week to millions of unemployed people beginning next week — providing even more incentive for fraud.