This page will provide you with tips and information to help you protect your benefits.
BEWARE! If you are an EBT cardholder and received a text, call or email for your card number, PIN or any personal info, do NOT provide it. There are reports of an EBT scam and attempts to steal benefits. For any questions regarding your EBT card, please call (877) 328-9677 or visit Benefitscal.com.
The California Department of Social Services offers security tips for those who use Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards to receive SNAP and cash aid. If you think your benefits may have been stolen, you should immediately call the customer service telephone number on the back of your EBT card, (877) 328-9677, or contact your county social services agency.
EBT Theft: Protect yourself from #EBTSkimming
Thieves are stealing millions of dollars in public benefits from Californians, including right here in Riverside County. Watch how they’re doing it, ways you can protect yourself, and what our department is doing to fight against #EBTSkimming. If you suspect theft or fraud, REPORT IT!
EBT FRAUD TRACKER
EBT Fraud Tracking Dashboard
Colusa County DHHS has launched an “EBT Fraud Tracker” dashboard to track the local EBT fraud. Dashboard is updated as cases are investigated, and information becomes available.