If you do not repay your overpayment promptly, EDD will deduct the money owed from your future weekly unemployment or state insurance benefits. This process is referred to as an offset. EDD may also:
If they decide to press charges and summon me to court, what should i do? I had no intention of keeping any of the money. I made a big mistake thinking that my current job was going to be another 1wk temp job, under the impression of a worker there telling me that they let go a few workers already. I called edd telling them that i found a job and that i found out its a permenant job and want to give them back their money. If they want their money back, which im sure of it, will they pursue a criminal investigation on me? if they do how long will that process take before i am notify about it? and will my current company be in trouble for what i did? They have no knowledge of what i have done. Have anyone or cases you have deal with, sent to prision or face charges and probations?
If the amount exceeds $950, the crime is a wobbler. If the amount exceeds $95 and you are convicted only as a misdemeanor your potential jail time increases to a maximum one-year sentence and your fine increases to a maximum $10,000.
f the amount of the alleged fraud exceeds $95 or exceeds $950 in any 12-month consecutive period and prosecutors may elect to charge you with this offense as a felony. If so, a conviction carries a
By me calling ca edd office last friday and confessing what i have done, and wanting to pay them all back will it help me or hurt me more?
what if what i did was falsified on the claims form. But the intention was not to steal because in my mind i was thinking that i will call and let edd know my reason for doing it was to stay in unemployment until i was sure that my job is permanant. I was working full time and getting paid $4000 a month. When i recieved my raise after 2 and half months working there i began to try to contact edd numerous times for the past 2 wks to report what i have done.
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