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.

Telephone Number Client Received Text or Call From

Telephone Number Client Instructed to Call

Additional Information Related to the Incident

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(323) 236-4589

Threatens to hold deposits