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The State of California is warning residents who may have received an inflation “refund” in the form of a bank card to withdraw their funds as soon as possible because thieves are targeting the refunds in fraud scams.
Last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), facing reelection, announced that his administration would be sending “inflation relief” checks to residents in the form of EBT cards to help pay for expensive gas and other goods.
The refunds were conveniently timed to begin arriving in residents’ mailboxes right before the election. Many people received letters that included a special EBT card loaded with refunds of up to $1,050 per household.
According to the report, when people tried to access the money they discovered the money had already been withdrawn from their account.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported:
To prevent fraud, the Franchise Tax Board is urging Californians who receive their Middle Class Tax Refund on a Visa debit card to withdraw the money or transfer the funds to a bank account as soon as possible.
Since at least December, some card recipients who tried to withdraw funds or check their balance after activation discovered that they had been depleted by thieves, some of whom spent the money at out-of-state retailers.
Users must activate their cards by calling 1-800-240-0223 and setting up a Personal Identification Number. There is no fee to transfer funds to a domestic bank account, but they’ll have to provide Money Network with personal information. They can also withdraw funds without a fee at an ATM that is part of the Allpoint or MoneyPass network. There is a small fee for out-of-network ATMs and over-the-counter cash withdrawals at a bank.
Alternatively, users can cancel the card and have the funds sent on a paper check by calling 1-800-240-0223 and choosing option four.
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The Franchise Tax Board is urging Californians who receive their Middle Class Tax Refund on a Visa debit card to withdraw the money or transfer the funds to a bank account as soon as possible. https://t.co/inPGVgyE0i
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) January 20, 2023
Gavin Newsom for President!
California Warns Residents to Claim Tax ‘Refunds‘ Before They Are Stolen https://t.co/8aAM6O8RrY via @BreitbartNews
— Joel Pollak (@joelpollak) January 20, 2023
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California will go broke!!!
Democrats are always buying votes, so nothing new here.
Where is mine?? I never received anything🤔🤔 what a fu*king loser. The only way he can stay in office is throwing peanuts at the peasants.
They say “thieves” . You mean the gov’t taking back the money? Who the hell is auditing California?