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Watch out for Text Scam

County EBT Project Managers:

Text Messaging Scam –

Clients report receiving text messages and/or phone calls from the number(s) listed below instructing them to call the number(s) listed below where an automated recording asks them to provide personal information including their EBT 16-digit card number and PIN. When the information is given, the perpetrators then create a card and withdraw funds from the recipient’s accounts.

AS HEARD IN COURT JUNE 8, 2018

PEOPLE v. ROBERSON, KENNETH WAYNE - Defendant was convicted by a jury trial of a felony violation of Penal Code section 30305(a)(1), Felon in Possession of Ammunition with Special Allegations in violation of Penal Code section 667(c)&(e) and 1170.12 for 5 Prior Felony Convictions as Strike Priors. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Willows Police Department Sergeant Stover. 

AS HEARD IN COURT JUNE 1, 2018

PEOPLE v. JIMENEZ, MARIA- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Welfare and Institutions Code section 10980(c)(2), Welfare Fraud and a felony violation of Penal Code Section 118(a), Perjury. Defendant was sentenced to 240 days in county jail and formal probation for 5 years. The Defendant was ordered to pay the full restitution with her co-Defendant Reyes Bernal-Moreno in the amount of $23,566. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Health and Human Services Agency Special Investigations Unit Investigator Bouldin.