Natomas Woman Arrested In Unemployment Fraud Scheme, Drug Bust

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An unemployment fraud strategy and cause bust resulted successful the apprehension of a Natomas woman, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office announced connected Wednesday.

Allison Illahi was charged with 5 counts of drugs sales, 40 counts related to unemployment fraud, 42 counts of possessing extended magazines, and 1 number of weapon trafficking.

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Prosecutors said a hunt of Illahi’s location Monday uncovered grounds of unemployment fraud, a ample cache of drugs, extended magazines, ammo and a shade gun—which is made of untraceable parts.

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Illahi was recovered to beryllium successful possession of 14 fraudulent Employment Development Department cards, a ample magnitude of EDD paperwork, and a notebook containing the idiosyncratic accusation of much than 30 victims. Illahi is suspected of obtaining much than $536,000 successful fraudulent unemployment funds.

The drugs seized from the location included 1.2 pounds of meth, 19.8 grams of fentanyl, 28 grams of heroin, 24 grams of cocaine, and astir 400 oxycodone pills, the territory attorney’s bureau said.

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“We proceed to spot staggering amounts of fraudulent EDD enactment combined with amerciable firearms successful our communities,” Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert said. “This unsafe operation undoubtedly has fueled a melodramatic summation successful convulsive transgression passim the state. Sacramento’s instrumentality enforcement agencies volition proceed to spouse unneurotic to analyse EDD fraud and the havoc it brings to our community.”

CBS13 Staff

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