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16 Arrested on Suspicion of EBT fraud in LA County


September 8, 2022

An investigation targeting Electronic Benefit Transfer card fraud in Los Angeles County has led to the arrests of 16 suspects and the seizure of hundreds of illegally cloned EBT cards and more than $100,000 in cash, local authorities said this week.

``For some time now, suspects have been stealing the private account information of California's EBT card holders,'' the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement.

``These suspects then create illegal cloned cards encoded with that victim account information and conduct large cash withdrawals from the victims' accounts at ATM machines th...

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