By Andie Judson (TEGNA), Rory Ward
People relying on the EDD awoke in the new year and on the day rent is due to suspended accounts with the EDD claiming they’ve been suspected of fraudulent activity.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The year 2020 hasn’t been forgiving for Evan Veiga.
“Barely, barely scraping by,” he said.
Veiga has had to rely on unemployment benefits since losing two restaurant serving jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. And just hours before what he hoped would be a new and better year, he noticed his Employment Development Department (EDD) account was pending.
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