Woman Charged In ‘Largest EDD Fraud Scheme’ In Sacramento County

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A pistillate was arrested successful Las Vegas successful transportation to what authorities telephone the largest unemployment fraud strategy wrong Sacramento County, prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Jamie Williams-Major, 35, faces 166 charges for an Employment Development Department strategy that totaled much that $2.75 million.

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According to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Williams-Major filed 166 unemployment claims utilizing the names of individuality theft victims and inmates passim the authorities of California.

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Williams-Major was archetypal arrested past April on with six different radical who were inmates, prosecutors said. Investigators discovered the 7 suspects had conducted an EDD fraud strategy that gained them much that $250,000.

However, successful the pursuing investigation, it was discovered done contents connected Williams-Major’s compartment telephone that the alleged unemployment fraud strategy was much than 10 times larger that antecedently thought, prosecutors said.

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An apprehension warrant was again issued for Williams-Major. She was located and arrested successful Las Vegas connected January 6 and is scheduled to beryllium arraigned successful Sacramento County connected Wednesday.

CBS13 Staff

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