Congressional investigation launched on EDD unemployment payouts

California's Employment Development Department (EDD) is now facing a congressional investigation. On Friday, James Comer, head of the Committee on Oversight and Accountability sent two letters, one to Nancy Farias, head of the EDD, and one to Martin Walsh, head of the U.S. Department of Labor. The letters both cite KCRA and the documentary "Easy Money: Fraud Fortune and Failures" in the need for an investigation of fraud against the California unemployment system.