This went down while Abdul-Malik McClain was at USC, but now he is at Jackson State.
According to the Feds, he was the mastermind behind a COVID-19 unemployment scam. This isn’t quite as bad as the people who took millions in PPP loans, but the Feds are looking at putting McClain behind bars for a very long period of time.
Here is what they said in the indictment.
A college football player was taken into custody this morning on federal charges alleging he orchestrated a scheme that fraudulently sought hundreds of thousands of dollars in COVID-related unemployment benefits.